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640178.002626.2Chamaesphecia hungarica – Biological Control Introduction – (Tomala, 1901)
Distribution Data for Chamaesphecia hungarica
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Taxonomic Notes: Chamaesphecia hungarica (Tomala, 1901) was introduced from Europe into the USA in 1993 and into Canada in 1991 for biocontrol of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula). Its current population status is uncertain. Hansen 2002, Winston et al. 2014.
  • Barcode of Life Data System (BOLD) - Caution: some specimens may not be sequenced and DNA barcode does not ensure correct identification.
  • Hansen, R., 2002. Leafy Spurge Control Agents. In A. Shelton. Biological Control: A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America. Accessed (4/11/2017). website
  • Winston, R.L., M. Schwarzländer, H.L. Hinz, M.D. Day, M.J.W. Cock, M.H. Julien, 2014. Biological Control of Weeds: A World Catalogue of Agents and Their Target Weeds. USDA Forest Service, Forest Health Technology Enterprise Team, 5: 1-838.
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