n African Entomology - (Walker) (Hymenoptera : Pteromalidae) : first record of an indigenous parasitoid of the introduced eucalyptus borer, (Coleoptera : Cerambycidae), in South Africa : short communication

Volume 12, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 1021-3589



There has been an ongoing interest in the hymenopterous parasitoids of the eucalyptus borer, (Fabricius) (Cerambycidae), in South Africa since its accidental introduction from Australia almost one hundred years ago. Attempts at the biological control of this notorious eucalypt pest, and of the closely related Newman, through the importation of parasitoids from Australia.

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