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640182.002626.4Chamaesphecia crassicornis – Biological Control Introduction – Bartel, 1912
Distribution Data for Chamaesphecia crassicornis
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Taxonomic Notes: Chamaesphecia crassicornis Bartel, 1912 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. Winston et al. 2014.
References
  • 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.
Chamaesphecia crassicornis
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Chamaesphecia crassicornis
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