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Commercially used biological control agents
- Insecta, Thysanoptera
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Franklinothrips megalops  
Synonym Franklinothrips myrmicaeformis
Family Aeolothripidae
Main target pests Thysanoptera
Original distribution Africa, Israel, India
Distribution in EPPO Israel, Tunisia
Date of first use 1992
EPPO countries where used Belgium, France, Netherlands, Spain
Use Indoors

 

Franklinothrips vespiformis
Family Aeolothripidae
Main target pests Thysanoptera
Original distribution Asia
Distribution in EPPO Israel, Portugal
Date of first use 1990
EPPO countries where used Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, Israel, Netherlands, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland
Use Indoors

 

Karnyothrips melaleucus
Family Phlaeothripidae
Main target pests Coccidae, Diaspididae (Howardia biclavis)
Original distribution Pantropical
Distribution in EPPO Portugal (Madeira)
Date of first use 1994
EPPO countries where used Belgium, Denmark, France, Netherlands, Spain
Use Indoors

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