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Aphytis melinus

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Aphytis melinus

Summary

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  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aphytis melinus
  • 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 melinus DeBach

EPPO code

  • APYTME (Aphytis melinus)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

IndiaPresent
-KarnatakaPresent
-Tamil NaduPresent
IsraelIntroduced, establishment uncertain
Middle EastIntroduced, establishedGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PakistanPresent
TurkeyIntroduced, establishedGreathead pers. comm

Africa

MoroccoIntroduced, establishment uncertain
North AfricaIntroduced, establishedGreathead and Greathead, 1992
South AfricaIntroduced, establishment uncertainCAB Abstracts

North America

USAIntroduced, establishment uncertain
-CaliforniaIntroduced, establishedGreathead pers. comm

South America

ArgentinaIntroduced, establishment uncertainCAB Abstracts
ChileIntroduced, establishment uncertain

Europe

CyprusIntroduced, establishment uncertain
Former USSRPresent
FrancePresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-CorsicaPresent
GreeceIntroduced, establishedGreathead pers. comm
-CretePresent
ItalyIntroduced, establishment uncertain
-SicilyIntroduced, establishedGreathead pers. comm
NetherlandsPresent
SpainIntroduced, establishment uncertain

Oceania

AustraliaIntroduced, establishment uncertain
-QueenslandPresent
-South AustraliaPresent
-VictoriaPresent
New ZealandPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aonidiella aurantiiNymphs
Aonidiella citrinaAdults/Nymphs
Aonidiella orientalisAdults/Nymphs
Aphis neriiAdults/Nymphs
Aspidiotus destructorAdults/Nymphs
Aspidiotus neriiAdults/Nymphs
Chrysomphalus dictyospermiAdults/Nymphs
Diaspis bromeliaeAdults/Nymphs
Diaspis echinocactiAdults/Nymphs
Hemiberlesia lataniaeAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes beckiiAdults/Nymphs
Parlatoria pergandii
Scirtothrips citri

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