Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Ephedrus plagiator



Ephedrus plagiator


  • Last modified
  • 28 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ephedrus plagiator
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ephedrus plagiator (Nees)

Other Scientific Names

  • Ephedrus japonicus

EPPO code

  • EPHDPL (Ephedrus plagiator)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Braconidae
  •                             Genus: Ephedrus
  •                                 Species: Ephedrus plagiator

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


ChinaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-YunnanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-Jammu and KashmirPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-MeghalayaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-SikkimPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
Korea, Republic ofPresentChang et al., 1994
TurkeyPresentCAB Abstracts


MoroccoPresentCAB Abstracts

North America

-WashingtonPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

South America

BrazilPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
ChilePresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992


BulgariaPresentCAB Abstracts
Czechoslovakia (former)PresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
Former USSRPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
FrancePresentCAB Abstracts
GermanyPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
GreecePresentCAB Abstracts
HungaryPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
ItalyPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
LithuaniaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PolandPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
RomaniaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
Russian FederationPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Russia (Europe)PresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
SpainPresentCAB Abstracts
UKPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
Yugoslavia (former)PresentGreathead pers. comm
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)PresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992


AustraliaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-TasmaniaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
New ZealandPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Acyrthosiphon kondoiAdults/Nymphs
Acyrthosiphon pisumAdults/Nymphs
Aphis craccivoraAdults/Nymphs
Aphis fabaeNymphs
Aphis glycinesNymphs
Aphis gossypiiAdults/Nymphs
Aphis pomiAdults/Nymphs
Aphis sambuciAdults/Nymphs
Aphis spiraecolaAdults/Nymphs
Brachycaudus helichrysiAdults/Nymphs
Diuraphis noxiaAdults/Nymphs
Dysaphis plantagineaAdults/Nymphs
Grapholita delineanaLarvae
Hyperomyzus lactucaeAdults/Nymphs
Hysteroneura setariae
Metopolophium dirhodumAdults/Nymphs
Myzus persicaeAdults/Nymphs
Pentalonia nigronervosaAdults/Nymphs
Phorodon humuli
Rhopalosiphum insertumAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum maidisAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum padiAdults/Nymphs
Schizaphis graminumAdults/Nymphs
Sipha maydisAdults/Nymphs
Sitobion avenaeAdults/Nymphs
Sitobion fragariaeAdults/Nymphs
Sitobion rosaeiformisAdults/Nymphs

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