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Entomophagous Insects & Hosts Currently in Culture at

USDA-ARS Beneficial Insects Introduction Research

501 S. Chapel Street, Newark, DE 19713

Target Pest Natural Enemy(s) Culture Custodian
Russian Wheat Aphid

Diuraphis noxia (Homoptera: Aphididae)

Aphelinus varipes (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) K. Hopper
Rhopalosiphum padi (Homoptera: Aphididae) Aphelinus varipes (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) K. Lanier

Schizaphis graminum (Homoptera: Aphididae)

  P. Kunkel
Cotton Aphid

Aphis gossypii (Homoptera: Aphididae)

  P. Kunkel
Green Peach Aphid

Myzus persicae (Homoptera: Aphididae)

  P. Kunkel
Soybean Aphid

Aphis glycines (Homoptera: Aphididae)

Aphidius sp.; Binodoxys communis (Hymenoptera: Aphidiidae)

Aphelinus asychis; A. varipes (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)

K. Lanier
Corn Leaf Aphid

Rhopalosiphum maidis (Homoptera: Aphididae)

Aphelinus varipes K. Lanier
Heliothis virescens (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae)    
Tarnished Plant Bug

Lygus lineolaris (Hemiptera: Miridae)

Peristenus relictus (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) P. B. Taylor
Asian Longhorned Beetle

(Coleoptera: Cerambycidae)

  E. Aparicio

Emerald Ash Borer (Agrilus planipennis)

(Coleoptera: Buprestidae)

Spathius agrili, Spathius sp.  (Hymenoptera: Braconidae); Tetrastichus planipennisi (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae); Atanycolus cappaerti, A. picipies (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)  J. J. Duan

Brown Marmorated Stink Bug (Halyomorpha halys)


Trissolcus mitsukurrii, Trissolcus plautiae, Trissolcus flavipes, Trissolcus halyomorphe (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae)

 K. M. Tatman


Last Modified: 2/28/2011
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