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420397.001511.2Eteobalea serratella (Treitschke, 1833)
Distribution Data for Eteobalea serratella
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Synonymy: Oecophora serratella Treitschke, 1833
Oecophora cinereocapitella Caradja, 1920
Stagmatophora sareptensis Walsingham, 1907
Taxonomic Notes: Eteobalea serratella (Treitschke, 1833) is now recognized within the North American fauna north of Mexico. Introduced from Europe to control toadflax (Linaria spp.; Plantaginaceae); it may not be established (Hansen, In Biological Control).
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  • Hansen, R., In Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America (Anthony Shelton, editor). Accessed (4/17/2022). website
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