Arthropod biological control agents from commercial sources approved for release in Canada

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January 31, 2011

For agents in/with approved hosts/prey from approved sources

Predatory Mites

  • Amblyseius (=Typhlodromus) andersoni (Chant) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Gaeolaelaps (=Hypoaspis) aculeifer (Canestrini) (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae)
  • Galendromus (=Metaseiulus, =Typhlodromus) occidentalis (Nesbitt) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Iphiseius (=Amblyseius) degenerans Berlese (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Neoseiulus barkeri (Hughes) (=Amblyseius barkeri (Hughes); =Typhlodromus barkeri (Hughes); =Amblyseius mckenziei Schuster and Pritchard) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Neoseiulus (=Amblyseius; =Typhlodromus) californicus (McGregor) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Neoseiulus (= Amblyseius; =Typhlodromus) cucumeris (Oudemans) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Neoseiulus (=Amblyseius; =Typhlodromus; =Iphidulus) fallacis (Garman) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Phytoseiulus (=Mesoseiulus) longipes (Evans) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Phytoseiulus macropilis (Banks) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Phytoseiulus persimilis Athias-Henriot (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Stratiolaelaps scimitus (Womersley) (=Hypoaspis scimitus (Womersley); =Hypoaspis miles (Berlese)) (Mesostigmata: Laelapidae)
  • Typhlodromus pyri Scheuten (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)
  • Typhlodromips (=Amblyseius) swirskii (Athias-Henriot) (Mesostigmata: Phytoseiidae)

Parasites and Predators

  • Anagyrus fusciventris (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
  • Anaphes flavipes (Förster) (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae)
  • Anaphes iole Girault (Hymenoptera: Mymaridae)
  • Anisopteromalus calandrae (Howard) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Aphelinus abdominalis (Dalman) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
  • Aphidius colemani Viereck (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Aphidius ervi Haliday (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Aphidius matricariae Haliday (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Aphidoletes aphidimyza Rondani (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)
  • Aphytis melinus (DeBach) (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)
  • Atheta coriaria (Kraatz) (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae)
  • Carcinops pumilio (Erichson) (Coleoptera: Histeridea)
  • Chrysoperla (=Chrysopa) carnea (Stephens) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
  • Chrysoperla (=Chrysopa) rufilabris (Burmeister) (Neuroptera: Chrysopidae)
  • Coleomegilla maculata DeGeer (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Cotesia flavipes Cameron (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Cotesia marginiventris (Cresson) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Cotesia melanoscelus (Ratzeburg) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Cotesia vestalis (Haliday) (= Cotesia plutellae (Kurdjumov)) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Cryptolaemus montrouzieri Mulsant (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Dacnusa (=Pachysema) sibirica Telenga (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Delphastus catalinae (Horn) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Delphastus pusillus (LeConte) (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Deraeocoris brevis (Knight) (Hemiptera: Miridae)
  • Diaeretiella rapae (McIntosh) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Dicyphus hesperus Knight (Hemiptera: Miridae)
  • Diglyphus isaea (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
  • Encarsia formosa Gahan (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
  • Eretmocerus californicus Howard (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)
  • Eretmocerus eremicus Rose and Zolnerowich (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)
  • Eretmocerus mundus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Aphelinidae)
  • Feltiella acarisuga (=Therodiplosis persicae) (Vallot) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae)
  • Habrobracon hebetor (Say) (=Bracon hebetor Say) (Hymenoptera: Braconidae)
  • Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Leptomastidea abnormis (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
  • Leptomastix dactylopii Howard (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae)
  • Mantis religiosa L. (Orthoptera: Mantidae)
  • Metaphycus helvolus Compere (Hyemnoptera: Encyrtidae)
  • Muscidifurax raptor Girault & Saunders (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Muscidifurax raptorellus Kogan & Legner (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Muscidifurax zaraptor Kogan & Legner (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Nasonia vitripennis (Walker) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Orius insidiosus Say (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)
  • Orius tristicolor (White) (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)
  • Podisus maculiventris (Say) (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
  • Rhyzobius (=Lindorus) lophanthae Blaisdell (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Spalangia cameroni Perkins (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Spalangia endius Walker (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Spalangia nigroaenea Curtis (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Stethorus punctillum Weise (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae)
  • Tamaraxia (=Tetrastichus) triozae (Burks) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae)
  • Tenodera aridifolia sinensis Saussure (Orthoptera; Mantidae)
  • Thripoctenus javae (Girault) (=Thripobius semiluteus Boucek) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae)
  • Trichogramma brassicae Bezdenko (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
  • Trichogramma evanescens Westwood (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
  • Trichogramma minutum Riley (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
  • Trichogramma ostriniae Pang and Chen (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
  • Trichogramma platneri Nagarkatti (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
  • Trichogramma pretiosum Riley (Hymenoptera: Trichogrammatidae)
  • Xylocoris flavipes Reuter (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)