Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Encarsia lahorensis



Encarsia lahorensis


  • Last modified
  • 15 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Encarsia lahorensis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Encarsia lahorensis (Howard)

Other Scientific Names

  • Prospaltella lahorensis How.

EPPO code

  • PRSPLA (Encarsia lahorensis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Aphelinidae
  •                             Genus: Encarsia
  •                                 Species: Encarsia lahorensis

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


ChinaPresentPolaczek pers comm
Georgia (Republic of)Present
IndiaPresentPolaczek pers comm
IsraelIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers comm
PakistanPresentPolaczek pers comm
TurkeyIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers comm


EgyptPresentPolaczek pers comm

North America

USAIntroduced, establishedNguyen and Hamon, 1985
-FloridaPresentNguyen and Hamon, 1985
-North CarolinaPresent


Former USSRPresentCAB Abstracts
FranceIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers comm
GreeceIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers comm
ItalyIntroduced, establishment uncertainPolaczek pers comm
Russian FederationPresent

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aleurocanthus spiniferusAdults/Nymphs
Dialeurodes citriAdults/Nymphs
Singhiella citrifolii
Trialeurodes riciniLarvae

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