Hawaiian Ecosystems at Risk project (HEAR) Euselasia chrysippe as a biocontrol agent
for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii


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Information and references regarding Euselasia chrysippe as a biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii are provided here. For further information, contact webmaster@hear.org.


Status of Euselasia chrysippe as a biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii

The lepidopteran Euselasia chrysippe is under consideration for use as a biological control agent against Miconia calvescens (2000). (info from http://www.hear.org/bibliography/references/9451_smith_2002/; info as of 2000)

References for Euselasia chrysippe as a biocontrol agent for Miconia calvescens in Hawaii

Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii
Smith, Clifford W. 2002. Forest pest biological control program in Hawaii. pp. 91-98 in Smith, Clifford W., Julie Denslow, and Stephen Hight (eds). 2002. Proceedings of workshop on biological control of native ecosystems in Hawaii. Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit (University of Hawaii at Manoa, Department of Botany) Technical Report 129. 122 pages. from http://www.botany.hawaii.edu/faculty/duffy/techr/129.pdf accessed 16 March 2008. (http://www.hear.org/bibliography/references/9451_smith_2002/)


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