Invasive Species Compendium

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Aphytis mytilaspidis



Aphytis mytilaspidis


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

  • Aphytis mytilaspidis LeBaron

Other Scientific Names

  • Aphelinus mytilaspidis
  • Aphytis albidus
  • Aphytis mytilaspides
  • Aphytis mytilaspidis ficus
  • Aphytis mytilaspidis form hedericola
  • Aphytis mytilaspidis ulmi
  • Chalcis mytilaspidis

EPPO code

  • APYTMY (Aphytis mytilaspidis)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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
Aulacaspis tegalensisAdults/Larvae/Nymphs
Aulacaspis tubercularisAdults/Larvae
Carulaspis minimaAdults/Nymphs
Chionaspis pinifoliaeAdults/Nymphs
Diaspidiotus ostreaeformisNymphs
Diaspidiotus perniciosusAdults/Nymphs
Diaspis echinocactiAdults/Nymphs
Epidiaspis leperiiAdults/Larvae
Hemiberlesia lataniaeAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes conchiformisAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes ulmi
Parlatoria blanchardiAdults/Nymphs
Parlatoria oleae
Pinnaspis strachaniNymphs

Distribution References

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

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. 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.

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

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