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PESTS AND DISEASES OF FORESTRY IN NEW ZEALAND


Ophelimus spp., gall-formers on Eucalyptus spp.

  • Blue-gum chalcid
    Forest and Timber Insects in New Zealand No. 15: Blue-gum Chalcid. Revised 2003 Based on J. Bain (1977). Insect: Ophelimus sp.* (Gahan) (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea: Eulophidae) *Formerly known as Rhicnopeltella eucalypti.       Fig. 1 -…

  • Ophelimus - a face only mother could love
    From Forest Health News No. 88, August 1999.   At last we have a view of the face of destruction (at least from the point of view of Eucalyptus saligna…
  • Ophelimus, eulophid (chalcidoid) wasps on Eucalyptus spp.
    UPDATE ON THE EULOPHID (HYMENOPTERAN) GALL-FORMERS ON EUCALYPTUS SPP. From Forest Health News 81, January 1999. Many thanks to the MAF forest health advisers and others who have sent in…
  • Ophelimus (b) control agent
    From Forest Health Newsletter 62, April 1997. One of my primary aims during this (Australian) visit was to collect the final pieces of data for the potential biological control for…
  • Eucalypt gall research
    From Forest Health News No. 49, February 1996. In FHNews 37 (Dec 1994) we reported that Patrick Walsh had gone to Australia to search for a parasitoid of Ophelimus sp. that causes…
  • Ophelimus update
    From Forest Health News No. 38, January 1995. Before Christmas, Bruce Treeby (NZ Farm Forestry Association) and I spent some time in Australia investigating the possibility of finding a biological…
  • Ophelimus spreads north
    From Forest Health News No. 33, July 1994. On a recent visit to tree nurseries in Auckland and Whangarei some interesting observations were made. Ophelimus has now spread to most areas of…
  • Ophelimus spreads it wings
    Forest Health News No. 14, October 1992. The gall wasp (Ophelimus sp.) affecting Eucalyptus botryoides and E. saligna in the Wellington to Foxton area was previously recorded in Opotiki, Auckland airport, and the Wairarapa. It…

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