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Kahikatea mealybug - Paraferrisia podocarpi
Added: 12 Feb 2018  Updated: 05 Mar 2018
The endemic Kahikatea mealybug was named in 1938 from females found on White pine/Kahikatea, Dacrycarpus dacrydioides and was later found on Rimu, Dacrydium cupressinum, both plant species are in Podocarpaceae. It is fou...
Mealybug ladybird - Cryptolaemus montrouzieri
Added: 19 Oct 2016  Updated: 29 Oct 2018
This adventive ladybird was deliberately imported from Australia and released into New Zealand several times from 1897 to 1924 to control mealybugs. It is mainly found in Auckland and Northland as it does not persist in ...
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