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Notes: M. hirsutus, a pest of Hibiscus and other plants, introduced into Egypt from Oriental region and has spread to much of tropical Africa; Anagyrus kamali and Cryptolaemus montrouzieri may provide some control; discussions of M. ugandae and M. bardus.