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640181.002626.6Chamaesphecia astatiformis – (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846)
Distribution Data for Chamaesphecia astatiformis
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Taxonomic Notes: Chamaesphecia astatiformis (Herrich-Schäffer, 1846) was introduced from Europe into the Canada in 1993 for biocontrol of Leafy Spurge (Euphorbia esula). Its current population status is uncertain. 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.
  • 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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