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Species Psyllaephagus pilosus

Psyllaephagus pilosus P. pilosus - Psyllaephagus pilosus
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 Encyrtinae
Genus Psyllaephagus
Species pilosus (Psyllaephagus pilosus)
Explanation of Names
Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes 1988
Introduced to combat the psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti on Eucalyptus globulus.