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6401782626.2Chamaesphecia 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.
References
  • 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
  • Species Page at BOLD Barcoding Project
  • 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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