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Aphidius colemani



Aphidius colemani


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  • 24 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aphidius colemani
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aphidius colemani Viereck

Other Scientific Names

  • Aphidius platensis
  • Aphidius porteri
  • Aphidius transcaspicus
  • Lysaphidus platensis

EPPO code

  • APHUCO (Aphidius colemani)
  • APHUPL (Aphidius platensis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Acyrthosiphon gossypiiAdults/Nymphs
Acyrthosiphon kondoiAdults/Nymphs
Acyrthosiphon pisumAdults/Nymphs
Aphis craccivoraAdults/Nymphs
Aphis fabaeAdults/Nymphs
Aphis fabae solanellaAdults/Nymphs
Aphis gossypiiAdults/Nymphs
Aphis neriiAdults/Nymphs
Aulacorthum solani
Brachycaudus amygdalinusAdults/Nymphs
Brachycaudus helichrysiAdults/Nymphs
Brevicoryne brassicaeAdults/Nymphs
Diuraphis noxiaAdults/Nymphs
Hyalopterus pruni
Lipaphis erysimiAdults/Nymphs
Myzus nicotianae
Myzus persicaeNymphs
Pentalonia nigronervosaAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum maidisAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum padiAdults/Nymphs
Schizaphis graminumAdults/Nymphs
Sitobion avenaeAdults/Nymphs
Sitobion fragariaeAdults/Nymphs
Toxoptera aurantiiAdults/Nymphs
Toxoptera citricida
Toxoptera odinaeAdults/Nymphs


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

Schotman CYL, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. RLAC-PROVEG, No. 21:80 pp.

Distribution References

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

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

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

Schotman C Y L, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. In: RLAC-PROVEG, 80 pp.

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