Psyllaephagus pilosus

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Taxonavigation: Chalcidoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Hymenopterida
Ordo: Hymenoptera
Subordo: Apocrita
Superfamilia: Chalcidoidea

Familia: Encyrtidae
Subfamilia: Encyrtinae
Genus: Psyllaephagus
Species: Psyllaephagus pilosus


  • Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes, 1988
    • Authority for placement: original
    • Original genus: Psyllaephagus Ashmead, 1900
    • Original status: valid species
    • Primary type: holotype
      • Fixation: designated
      • Description: [adult] female
      • Repository: NZAC
    • Type locality: 'New Zealand, OL, Lake Wakatipu, Bob's Cove'
    • ZooBank: 9BFA0E7C-1B5C-43FD-B2D8-D8AF743A34B4


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Berry, J.A. 2007: Key to the New Zealand species of Psyllaephagus Ashmead (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) with descriptions of three new species and a new record of the psyllid hyperparasitoid Coccidoctonus psyllae Riek (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae). Australian journal of entomology 46(2): 99–105. DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-6055.2007.00575.x Reference page
  • Chauzat M.-P.; Purvis G.; Dunne R. 2002: Release and establishment of a biological control agent, Psyllaephagus pilosus for eucalyptus psyllid (Ctenarytaina eucalypti) in Ireland. Annals of applied biology, 141 (3): 293–304. abstract and paywalled full article (PDF)
  • Dahlsten, D.L. et al. 1998: Parasitoid wasp controls blue gum psyllid. California agriculture, 52: 31–34. [not seen]
  • Evaluation of the efficiency and capacity of dispersion in Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae), parasitoid of Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell) (Hemiptera: Psyllidae).
  • Occurrence of the eucalyptus psyllid Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell) (Hom.: Psylloidea) and its parasitoid Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes (Hym.: Encyrtidae) in the Isle of Man.
  • Biological control of Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Hem.: Psyllidae), pest of eucalyptus in Argentina.
  • Eucalyptus parasitoid naturalised in Kent.
  • Occurrence of Ctenarytaina eucalypti (Maskell) (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) and its natural enemy Psyllaephagus pilosus Noyes (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) in Eucalyptus globulus in the State of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil.