Aulacidea subterminalis Niblett, 1946,

Ward, D. F., 2014, Overview and key to the New Zealand Cynipoidea (Hymenoptera), Zootaxa 3878 (6), pp. 563-579: 567

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.11646/zootaxa.3878.6.4

publication LSID

lsid:zoobank.org:pub:968051F6-9639-4145-AA0A-56763666EBBA

persistent identifier

http://treatment.plazi.org/id/6600CF74-FFCF-EA1F-FF23-CEEA1B8F37D8

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Plazi

scientific name

Aulacidea subterminalis Niblett, 1946
status

 

Aulacidea subterminalis Niblett, 1946 

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Aulacidea subterminalis  is a biological control agent, purposefully introduced into New Zealand in 1999 for the control of the grassland weed Hieracium pilosella  L. ( Asteraceae  ) ( Syrett et al. 2001; Kloppel et al. 2003). It was released in Central Otago, but has also been found at Foxhill, Nelson from leaf mines in Clematis vitalbae  ( NZAC records).

NZAC

New Zealand Arthropod Collection

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Cynipidae

Genus

Aulacidea