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Biological Control : A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America Anthony Shelton, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology, Cornell University
 

Agriculture and Home Garden

includes large and small scale commercial vegetable and grain fields, backyard vegetable gardens, orchards, and berry patches.


Parasitoids

Wasps

Anaphes flavipes
Bathyplectes anurus and B.curculionis
Catolaccus grandis
Cotesia glomerata
Diadegma insulare
Encarsia inaron
Eretmocerus californicus
Eriborus terebrans
Lysiphlebus testaceipes
Macrocentrus cingulum (=grandii) Brischke
Nealiolus curculionis
Peristenus digoneutis
Pholetesor ornigis
Trichogramma ostrinia
Trissolcus basalis

Flies

Pseudacteon spp.
Trichopoda pennipes

Pathogens

Viruses

Baculoviruses

Fungi

Entomophaga grylli (species complex)
Entomophthera mucscae

Nematodes

Mermis nigrescens
Phasmarhabditis hermaphrodita

Protozoa and Microsporidia

Antagonists
Ampelomyces quisqualis
Pseudomonas syringae and fruit yeasts
Tricho
derma spp.




Predators

Beetles

Lady Beetles

Chilocorus kuwanae
Chilocurus stigma

Coccinella septempunctata
Coleomagilla maculata
Cryptolaemus montrouzieri
Harmonia axyridis
Hypodamia convergens
Rodolia cardinalis
Stethorus punctillum
Stethorus punctum
Lebia grandis
Aleochara bilineatis

Bugs

Campylomma verbasci
Deraeocoris nebulosus
Geocoris spp.
Orius spp.
Podisus maculiventris

Lacewings

Chrysoperla carnea/Chrysoperla rufilabris
Hemerobius spp.

Midges

Aphidoletes aphidimyza

Mites

Apple orchard mite control
Galendromus (=Typhlodromus, =Metaseiulus) occidentalis
Galendromus (=Typhlodromus) pyri
Neoseiulus (=Amblyseius) fallacis

Zetzellia mali
Predatory mites (general)
Phalangium opilio
Euseius tularensis

Other predators

Harvestmen
Phytoseiulus persimilis

Weed Feeders

Knapweed Control Agents

Agapeta zoegana
Bangasternus fausti
Chaetorellia acrolophi
Cyphocleonus achates
Larinus minutus
Larinus obtusus
Metzneria paucipunctella
Pelochrista medullana
Pterolonche inspersa
Sphenoptera jugoslavica
Terellia virens
Urophora affinis
Urophora quadrifasciata

Musk Thistle and Plumeless Thistle Control Agents

Rhinocyllus conicus
Trichosirocalus horridus

Toadflaxes Control Agents

Brachypterolus pulicarius
Calophasia lunula
Eteobalea intermediella
Eteobalea serratella
Gymnetron antirrhini
Gymnetron linariae
Gymnetron netum
Mecinus janthinus


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Euseius tularensis (mite)

   
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