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Species Oobius agrili

Oobius agrili
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hymenoptera (Ants, Bees, Wasps and Sawflies)
No Taxon ("Parasitica" - Parasitoid Wasps)
Superfamily Chalcidoidea (Chalcidoid Wasps)
Family Encyrtidae (Encyrtid Wasps)
Subfamily Encyrtinae
Genus Oobius
Species agrili (Oobius agrili)
Explanation of Names
Oobius agrili Zhang & Huang 2005
native to China
solitary egg parasitoid of Agrilus planipennis
introduced into NA to control A. planipennis (emerald ash borer) (Bauer & Houping 2007)