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Encarsia citrina

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Encarsia citrina

Summary

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  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Encarsia citrina
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Encarsia citrina Craw

Other Scientific Names

  • Aspidiotiphagus australiensis Gir.
  • Aspidiotiphagus citrinus Craw
  • Aspidiotiphagus schoeversi
  • Coccophagus citrinus
  • Encarsia australiensis

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Schildlauszehrwespe, Austern-

EPPO code

  • ASPTCI (Encarsia citrina)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

ChinaPresent
-GuangdongPresent
-Hong KongPresent
Georgia (Republic of)Present
IndiaPresent
IndonesiaIntroduced, establishment uncertainBali
JapanPresent
-KyushuPresent
Saudi ArabiaPresent
TaiwanPresentCAB Abstracts
TurkeyPresent

Africa

AlgeriaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
EgyptPresentCAB Abstracts
GhanaPresent
RéunionPresent
Sao Tome and PrincipePresent
South AfricaPresent

North America

BermudaPresentSchotman, 1989
MexicoPresentPeralta-Gamas et al., 2010
USAIntroduced, establishedGreathead pers. comm
-ConnecticutPresent
-GeorgiaPresentCAB Abstracts
-HawaiiPresent

Central America and Caribbean

BarbadosPresentSchotman, 1989
JamaicaIndigenous
Trinidad and TobagoPresentSchotman, 1989

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BrazilPresentGreathead pers. comm
ChilePresent
PeruPresent

Europe

AustriaPresent
Former USSRPresentCAB Abstracts
FrancePresent
GreecePresent
-CretePresent
ItalyPresentCAB Abstracts
-SicilyPresentCAB Abstracts
Mediterranean countriesPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PortugalPresent
SpainPresent
Yugoslavia (former)Unconfirmed record
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)Present

Oceania

AustraliaPresent
-QueenslandPresent
Cook IslandsIntroduced, establishment uncertain
FijiIntroduced, establishment uncertain
New ZealandPresent

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