Fortuitous Introduction of Two Natural Enemies of Lantana camara to Chuuk

Date
2003-11
Authors
Muniappan, R.
Reddy, G.V.P.
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Publisher
Hawaiian Entomological Society
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.
Keywords
Ophiomyia lantanae, Calycomyza lantanae, Lantana camara, Chuuk, Federated States of Micronesia, natural enemies, introduced species, phytophagous insects, Agromyzidae, biological control agents, noxious weeds, weed control, islands
Citation
Muniappan R, Reddy GVP. 2003. Fortuitous introduction of two natural enemies of Lantana camara to Chuuk. Proc Hawaiian Entomol Soc 36:123–124.
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