Eriophyes chondrillae (Can.)

Plant species attacked: Rush skeletonweed
Biocontrol Agent Type: Gall forming mite
Country of Origin: The populations released in BC are presumed to have evolved from a variety found in south central Eurasia
First Released in BC: 1993
 
Positive monitoring and/or dispersal locations in BC on Leafy spurge:
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Established Eriophyes chondrillae on Rush skeletonweed locations
 
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This biocontrol species is currently not availabe for distribution