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Definition of the noun Agasicles hygrophila
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Agasicles hygrophila is a species of Agasicles, described by Selman & Vogt in 1971.
- synonym: species Agasicles hygrophila
- kingdom: Animalia
- phylum: Arthropoda
- class: Insecta
- order: Coleoptera
- family: Chrysomelidae
- genus: Agasicles
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A Dictionary of Entomology (2011)
AW controlled with Alligator-Weed Flea Beetle, Agasicles hygrophila Selman & Vogt, and pyralid Vogita malloi Pastrana; both Species endemic to South America and moved to USA and Australia. Cf. Salvinia; Water Hyacinth; Water Lettuce.
by Vladimir V. Gouli, Svetlana Y. Gouli, Jose A.P. Marcelino
Agasicles hygrophila South American phytophagous beetle (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) (Figure 6), introduced into the United States (1964), Canada, China (1990s), and other countries for control of the alien aquatic plant Altemanthera ...
The Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)
by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker
Biocontrol agent Identification Target pests/application Adalia bipunctata Adoxophyes orana Agapeta zoegana Agasicles hygrophila Agrobacterium radiobacter A. radiobacter K84 A. radiobacter K1026 Amblyseius mites Amblyseius ...
by Daniel Simberloff, Marcel Rejmanek
table 4 Examples of Biological Control Agents Released against Introduced Aquatic Plants biological control agents Flea beetle (Agasicles hygrophila) Thrips (Amynothrips andersoni) Moth (Vogtia malloi) Tuber weevil (Bagous affinis) Fly ...
Encyclopedia of Insects (2009)
by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé
The South American flea beetle, Agasicles hygrophila, effectively controls alligatorweed in Florida. However, phytophagous insect crop pests impose enormous costs. The alfalfa weevil (Hypera postica) caused $500 million in losses in the ...
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