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Species Oobius agrili

Oobius agrili
Classification
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 Oobius
Species agrili (Oobius agrili)
Explanation of Names
Oobius agrili Zhang & Huang 2005
Range
native to China
Food
solitary egg parasitoid of Agrilus planipennis
Remarks
introduced into NA to control A. planipennis (emerald ash borer) (Bauer & Houping 2007)