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Aphytis diaspidis

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Aphytis diaspidis

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aphytis diaspidis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aphytis diaspidis Howard

Other Scientific Names

  • Aphelinus diaspidis Howard
  • Aphelinus fuscipennis
  • Aphytis fuscipennis (Howard)

EPPO code

  • APHEFU (Aphelinus fuscipennis)
  • APYTDI (Aphytis diaspidis)
  • APYTFU (Aphytis fuscipennis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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 Feb 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Cabo VerdePresent
EgyptPresent

Asia

ChinaPresent
IsraelPresent
JapanPresent
PakistanPresent
South KoreaPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TurkeyPresent

Europe

FrancePresentIntroduced1952
SpainPresent

North America

BarbadosPresentIntroducedEstablished
BermudaPresentIntroducedEstablishment uncertain
JamaicaPresentIntroducedEstablishment uncertain
United StatesPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-IowaPresent
-North CarolinaPresent

Oceania

New ZealandPresentIntroduced1935

South America

ChilePresent
PeruPresentIntroducedEstablishment uncertain

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aonidiella aurantiiAdults/Nymphs
Aonidomytilus albusEggs/Larvae/Nymphs
Chionaspis pinifoliaeAdults/Nymphs
Diaspidiotus perniciosus
Fiorinia theaeAdults/Nymphs
Hemiberlesia lataniaeAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes camelliaeAdults/Nymphs
Parlatoria oleaeAbou-Elhagag (2004)
Pinnaspis strachaniNymphs
Pseudaulacaspis pentagonaAdults/Nymphs

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