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Establishment of Encarsia smithi (Silvestri) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on Pohnpei for Control of the Orange Spiny Whitefly, Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae)

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Title: Establishment of Encarsia smithi (Silvestri) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on Pohnpei for Control of the Orange Spiny Whitefly, Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae)
Authors: Muniappan, R.
Marutani, M.
Esguerra, Nelson
Issue Date: 1992
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Muniappan R, Marutani M, Esguerra N. 1992. Establishment of Encarsia smithi (Silvestri) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae) on Pohnpei for control of the orange spiny whitefly, Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae). Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 31:243.
Abstract: Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance) was recognized as a serious problem on Pohnpei in 1987. Encarsia smithi (Silvestri) was released on January 7, 1988. The parasite was recovered on April 28, 1988, and an effective control of A. spiniferus was achieved by February 1989.
Pages/Duration: 2 pages
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/11300
ISSN: 0073-134X
Appears in Collections:Volume 31 – 1992 : Hawaiian Entomological Society



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