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Species Neodusmetia sangwani

Wingless - Neodusmetia sangwani - female Wingless - Neodusmetia sangwani - female Wingless - Neodusmetia sangwani - female
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" (parasitic Apocrita))
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcid Wasps)
Family Encyrtidae (Encyrtids)
Subfamily Tetracneminae
Genus Neodusmetia
Species sangwani (Neodusmetia sangwani)
Explanation of Names
Author: Subba Rao, 1957
Introduced from India as a biocontrol of Rhodesgrass mealybug. Disseminated by aircraft in 1971.
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