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Title: Dulinius conchatus Distant (Hemiptera: Tingidae), Considered and Rejected as a Potential Biological Control Agent of Paederia foetida L. (Rubiaceae), an Invasive Weed in Hawaii and Florida 
Author: Pemberton, Robert W.; Murai, Kenneth; Pratt, Paul D.; Teramoto, Kenneth
Date: 2005-11
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Pemberton RW, Murai K, Pratt PD, Teramoto K. 2005. Dulinius conchatus Distant (Hemiptera: Tingidae), considered and rejected as a potential biological control agent of Paederia foetida L. (Rubiaceae), an invasive weed in Hawaii and Florida. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 37:81–83.
Abstract: Dulinius conchatus Distant, a potential biological control agent of Paederia foetida L., an invasive weed in Hawaii and Florida, was collected in Japan and brought into quarantine for host specificity testing. Testing indicated that this lace bug, which is native to India but introduced to Japan, lacked the needed specificity, thereby eliminating it from further consideration. The lace bug is expanding its geographic range in Japan.
Description: Scientific note.
ISSN: 0073-134X
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/86
Keywords: Dulinius conchatus, Tingidae, Paederia foetida, biological control agents, Hawaii, Florida, invasive species, weed control, biological control, host plants, host range, host specificity, Morinda citrifolia, noni

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