Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Trichogramma minutum
(minute egg parasite)



Trichogramma minutum (minute egg parasite)


  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Trichogramma minutum
  • Preferred Common Name
  • minute egg parasite
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Trichogramma minutum Riley

Preferred Common Name

  • minute egg parasite

Other Scientific Names

  • Pentarthrum minutum (Ril.)
  • Trichogramma minutissimum

EPPO code

  • TRIGMI (Trichogramma minutum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Trichogrammatidae
  •                             Genus: Trichogramma
  •                                 Species: Trichogramma minutum

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.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


EgyptPresentCABI (Undated a)


IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Himachal PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Jammu and KashmirPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-Tamil NaduPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
JapanPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
PhilippinesPresentCABI (Undated a)
South KoreaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
Sri LankaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
TajikistanPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)


GreecePresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
United KingdomPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

CanadaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-British ColumbiaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-New BrunswickPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-OntarioPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992); CABI (Undated)
-QuebecPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated a)
-ArizonaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-CaliforniaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-HawaiiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-IdahoPresentGreathead (Undated)
-IndianaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-KentuckyPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-MainePresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-MarylandPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-MassachusettsPresentCABI (Undated a)
-MissouriPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-New YorkPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992); CABI (Undated)
-North CarolinaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-OregonPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-PennsylvaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-VirginiaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
-WashingtonPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)


AustraliaPresentIntroducedCABI (Undated a)Establishment uncertain
FijiPresentCABI (Undated a)
Papua New GuineaPresentCABI (Undated a)

South America

BrazilPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992); CABI (Undated)
ChilePresentGreathead and Greathead (1992); CABI (Undated)
ColombiaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
EcuadorPresentCABI (Undated a)
PeruPresentCABI (Undated a)
VenezuelaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

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