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Biosteres longicaudatus
(fruit fly parasite, longtailed)

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Biosteres longicaudatus (fruit fly parasite, longtailed)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Biosteres longicaudatus
  • Preferred Common Name
  • fruit fly parasite, longtailed
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Biosteres longicaudatus Ashmead

Preferred Common Name

  • fruit fly parasite, longtailed

Other Scientific Names

  • Diachasmimorpha longicaudata
  • Opius longicaudata
  • Opius longicaudatus (Ashm.)

EPPO code

  • OPIULO (Biosteres longicaudatus)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Asia

IndiaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-Tamil NaduPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
IsraelIntroduced, establishment uncertain
MalaysiaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PakistanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PhilippinesPresent
South East AsiaPresent
TaiwanIndigenousGreathead pers.comm
ThailandIndigenousGreathead pers.comm

Africa

Cape VerdePresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
MadagascarPresent
RéunionPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
ZambiaPresent

North America

MexicoIntroduced, establishment uncertain
USAIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-CaliforniaPresent
-FloridaIntroduced, establishment uncertainCAB Abstracts
-HawaiiIntroduced, establishment uncertain

Central America and Caribbean

BelizePresent
Costa RicaIntroduced, establishment uncertainSchotman, 1989
DominicaPresent
GuatemalaPresentCAB Abstracts
NicaraguaIntroduced, establishment uncertain
Saint Kitts and NevisPresent
Trinidad and TobagoPresentSchotman, 1989

South America

ArgentinaIntroduced, establishment uncertain
BoliviaPresent
EcuadorPresent
PeruPresent

Europe

GreecePresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-Lord Howe Is.Introduced, establishment uncertain
FijiIntroduced, establishment uncertain
GuamPresent
New CaledoniaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
Northern Mariana IslandsPresent

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