Ants as Predators of Diorhabda elongata (Chrysomelidae), a Biological Control Agent of Saltcedar (Tamarix spp.), in Texas
SOUTHWESTERN ENTOMOLOGIST, pp. 1-9, 2019.
Four species of leaf beetles, Diorhabda spp, (Chrysomelidae), were introduced for biological control of saltcedar, Tamarix spp., an invasive small tree or shrub, in the US. In Texas, three species established at some sites but failed to establish or initially established but did not persist at other sites. Diorhabda larvae pupate in leaf ...More
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