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Genus Aphytis

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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 Aphelinidae
Subfamily Aphelininae
Genus Aphytis
Explanation of Names
Author: Howard
Aphytis melinus DeBach, and Aphytis spp., of East Asian origin, introduced to combat the red scale Aonidiella aurantii and other scales that attack citrus and some ornamentals. Commercially available.