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Biological Control : A Guide to Natural Enemies in North America Anthony Shelton, Ph.D., Professor of Entomology, Cornell University

Weed-feeders Table of Contents

Alligatorweed Control Agent

Agasicles hygrophila

Dalmatian Toadflax and Yellow Toadflax Control Agents

Brachypterolus pulicarius, by Rich Hansen
Calophasia lunula, by Rich Hansen
Eteobalea intermediella, by Rich Hansen
Eteobalea serratella, by Rich Hansen
Gymnetron antirrhini, by Rich Hansen
Gymnetron linariae, by Rich Hansen
Gymnetron netum, by Rich Hansen
Mecinus janthinus, by Rich Hansen

Diffuse Knapweed and Spotted Knapweed Control Agents

Agapeta zoegana, by Ronald Lang
Bangasternus fausti, by Ronald Lang
Chaetorellia acrolophi, by Ronald Lang
Cyphocleonus achates, by Ronald Lang
Larinus minutus, by Ronald Lang
Larinus obtusus, by Ronald Lang
Metzneria paucipunctella, by Ronald Lang
Pelochrista medullana, by Lincoln Smith
Pterolonche inspersa, by Ronald Lang
Sphenoptera jugoslavica, by Ronald Lang
Terellia virens, by Ronald Lang
Urophora affinis, by Ronald Lang
Urophora quadrifasciata, by Ronald Lang

Leafy Spurge Control Agents

Aphthona abdominalis, by Rich Hansen
Aphthona cyparissiae, by Rich Hansen
Aphthona czwalinae, by Rich Hansen
Aphthona flava, by Rich Hansen
Aphthona lacertosa, by Rich Hansen
Aphthona nigriscutis, by Rich Hansen
Chamaesphecia hungarica, by Rich Hansen
Hyles euphorbiae, by Rich Hansen
Oberea erythrocephala, by Rich Hansen
Spurgia esulae, by Rich Hansen

Melaleuca Control Agent

Oxyops vitiosa

Mile-a-minute Weed Control Agent

Rhinoncomimus latipes, by J. Hough-Goldstein

Musk (Nodding) Thistle and Plumeless Thistle Control Agents

Rhinocyllus conicus, by L. T. Kok
Trichosirocalus horridus, by L. T. Kok

Purple Loosestrife Control Agents

Gallerucella calmariensis, G. pusilla
Hylobius transversovittatus

St. Johnswort Control Agent

Chrysolina quadrigemin, by Rodrigo Diaz

Tropical Soda Apple

Gratiana boliviana, by Rodrigo Diaz

Water Hyacinth Control Agents

Neochetina bruchi, N. eichhorniae

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