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Fortuitous Introduction of Two Natural Enemies of Lantana camara to Chuuk

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Title: Fortuitous Introduction of Two Natural Enemies of Lantana camara to Chuuk
Authors: Muniappan, R.
Reddy, G.V.P.
Keywords: Ophiomyia lantanae
Calycomyza lantanae
Lantana camara
Federated States of Micronesia
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Issue Date: Nov 2003
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Muniappan R, Reddy GVP. 2003. Fortuitous introduction of two natural enemies of Lantana camara to Chuuk. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 36:123–124.
Abstract: Ophiomyia lantanae (Froggatt) and the Calycomyza lantanae Frick were recorded from Lantana camara L. in Chuuk Islands. Both of these agromyzids are native to tropical Americas and were not intentionally introduced and this is the second report of fortuitous introduction of natural enemies of L. camara in to the Chuuk State possibly from Pohnpei State within the Federal States of Micronesia.
Description: Scientific note.
ISSN: 0073-134X
Appears in Collections:Volume 36 - November 2003 : Hawaiian Entomological Society

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