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Restricted Insects  
     

List of Restricted Insects and Mites*
December 16, 1994

Contents:
Acari
Coleoptera
Diptera
Heteroptera
Hymenoptera
Isoptera
Lepidoptera
Orthoptera
Thysanoptera

Order: Acari    
     
Family Scientific name Common name
Phytoseiidae Iphiseius degenerans spider mite predator
  Mesoseiulus longipes spider mite predator
  Mesoseiulus macropilis spider mite predator
  Neoseiulus californicus spider mite predator
  Neoseiulus longispinosus spider mite predator
  Typhlodromus occidentialis western predator mite
Tetranychidae Tetranychus lintearius gorse biocontrol agent
     
     
Order: Coleoptera    
     
Family Scientific name Common name
Apionidae Apion scutellare gorse biocontrol agent
Buprestidae Lius poseidon clidemia biocontrol agent
Chrysomelidae Chlamisus gibbosa blackberry biocontrol agent
Coccinellidae Delphastus pusillus spiraling whitefly predator
  Hippodamia convergens convergent lady beetle
  Nephaspis oculatus spiraling whitefly predator
  Stethorus nigripes spider mite predator
  Stethorus picipes spider mite predator
Curculionidae Auletobius convexifrons firetree biocontrol agent
  Baris sp. 1 ivy gourd biocontrol agent
  Baris sp. 2 ivy gourd biocontrol agent
  Baris sp. 3 ivy gourd biocontrol agent
  Gymnaetron tetrum common mullein biocontrol agent
Scarabaeidae Euoniticellus intermedius hornfly predator
  Onitis vanderkelleni hornfly predator
     
     
Order: Diptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Chemaemyiidae Leucopis obscura Eurasian pine adelgid predator
Drosophilidae all species in Drosophila pomace flies
  Zapriothrica sp. banana poka biocontrol agent
Lonchaeidae Dasiops curubae banana poka biocontrol agent
Tephritidae Ceratitus capitata Mediterranean fruit fly
  Urophora stylata bull thistle biocontrol agent
     
     
Order: Heteroptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Anthocoridae Orius tristicolor minute pirate bug
     
     
Order: Hymenoptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Aphelinidae Cales noacki woolly whitefly parasite
  Encarsia formosa greenhouse whitefly parasite
  Encarsia guadeloupae spiraling whitefly parasite
  Encarsia ?haitiensis spiraling whitefly parasite
  Encarsia lutea sweetpotato whitefly parasite
  Encarsia mineoi sweetpotato whitefly parasite
  Encarsia pergandiella greenhouse whitefly parasite
Aphidiidae all species in family aphid parasite
Braconidae Apanteles gelechiidivorus tomato pinworm parasite
  Apanteles scutellaris tomato pinworm parasite
  Cotesia plutellae diamondback moth parasite
  Opius dissitus leafminer parasite
  Opius dimidiatus leafminer parasite
  Orgilus elasmopalpi lesser cornstalk borer parasite
  Parahormius pallidipes tomato pinworm parasite
  Psuedapanteles dignus tomato pinworm parasite
Cynipidae Ganaspidium utilis leafminer parasite
Encyrtidae Copidosoma truncatellum green garden looper parasite
  Psyllaephagus yaseeni leucaena psyllid parasite
  Zeteticontus utilis souring beetle parasite
Eulophidae Chrysocharis oscinidis leafminer parasite
  Chrysonotomyia punctiventris leafminer parasite
  Diaulinopsis callichroma leafminer parasite
  Diglyphus begini leafminer parasite
  Horismenus elineatus lesser cornstalk borer parasite
  Pediobius acantha leafminer parasite
  Sympiesis stigmatipennis tomato pinworm parasite
  Tetrastichus brontispae blue coconut leaf beetle parasite
Ichneumonidae Diadegma aemiclausum diamondback moth parasite
  Diadegma collaris diamondback moth parasite
Platygasteridae Amitas ?spiniferus woolly whitefly parasite
Pteromalidae Halticoptera patellana leafminer parasite
Tenthredinidae Priophorus morio blackberry biocontrol agent
     
     
Order: Isoptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Rhinotermitidae Coptotermes formosanus Formosan subterranean termite
     
     
Order: Lepidoptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Carposinidae Carposinia bullata Koster's curse biocontrol agent
Coleophoridae Coleophora klimeschiella Russian thistle biocontrol agent
  Coleophora parthenica Russian thistle biocontrol agent
Crambidae Pyrausta perelegans banana poka biocontrol agent
Dioptidae Josia ligata banana poka biocontrol agent
  Josia fluonia banana poka biocontrol agent
Gracillariidae Caloptilia shinella firetree biocontrol agent
  Phyllonorycter myricae firetree biocontrol agent
Momphidae Mompha trithalama Koster's curse biocontrol agent
Noctuidae Antiblemma acclinalis Koster's curse biocontrol agent
  Cucullia verbascia common mullein bioctontrol agent
Noctodontidae Cyanotricha necyria banana poka biocontrol agent
Oecophoridae Agonopterix ulicetella gorse biocontrol agent
Pyralidae Galleria mellonella greater wax moth
  Pempelia genistella gorse biocontrol agent
Scythrididae Scythris gallicella gorse biocontrol agent
Sesiidae Melittia sp. ivy gourd biocontrol agent
  Pennisetia marginata blackberry biocontrol agent
     
     
Order: Orthoptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Gryllidae Acheta domesticus house cricket
     
Order: Thysanoptera    
Family Scientific name Common name
Thripidae Scolothrips sexmaculatus sixspotted thrips
  Sericothrips staphylinus gorse biocontrol agent
     
     

* All restricted insects and mites fall under Part A of Chapter 71. This concerns animals imported for research and exhibition. No insects and mites fall under Part B of Chapter 71, which concerns animals imported for private and commercial use.