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Zeuzera coffeae
(coffee carpenter)

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Zeuzera coffeae (coffee carpenter)

Summary

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  • 11 December 2020
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Zeuzera coffeae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • coffee carpenter
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Zeuzera coffeae Nietner

Preferred Common Name

  • coffee carpenter

Other Scientific Names

  • Zeuzera roricyanea

International Common Names

  • English: carpenter worm; cocoa pod and stem borer (Sri Lanka); coffee leopard moth; red branch borer; red coffee borer; red twig borer; tea stem borer (Sri Lanka)
  • French: ver rouge du cafeier

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Bohrer, Roter Kaffee-
  • Indonesia/Java: nonol

EPPO code

  • ZEUZCO (Zeuzera coffeae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Cossidae
  •                             Genus: Zeuzera
  •                                 Species: Zeuzera coffeae

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 25 Feb 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

BangladeshPresent
CambodiaAbsent, Invalid presence record(s)
ChinaPresent, Localized
-AnhuiPresent
-GuangdongPresent
-JiangsuPresent
-SichuanPresent
-ZhejiangPresentOriginal citation: Jia, 2001
IndiaPresent, Localized
-KarnatakaPresent
-KeralaPresent
-ManipurPresent
-OdishaPresent
-Tamil NaduPresent
-UttarakhandPresent
IndonesiaPresent, Localized
-Irian JayaPresent
-JavaPresent
-Lesser Sunda IslandsPresent
-SumatraPresent
LaosAbsent, Invalid presence record(s)
MalaysiaPresent, Widespread
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresent
-SabahPresent
-SarawakPresent
MyanmarPresent
NepalPresent
PhilippinesPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
ThailandPresent
VietnamPresent

Oceania

Papua New GuineaPresent

Growth Stages

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Seedling stage

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Growing point / internal feeding; boring
Stems / dieback
Stems / internal feeding
Stems / wilt
Whole plant / internal feeding
Whole plant / plant dead; dieback

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Bracon zeuzerae Parasite Larvae
Gibberella fujikuroi Pathogen
Isosturmia chatterjeeana Parasite Larvae
Myosoma chinensis Parasite Larvae
Senometopia kockiana Parasite Larvae

References

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Abraham CC; Skaria BP, 1995. New record of the red borer Zeuzera coffeae Nietner (Cossidae: Lepidoptera) as a pest of allspice Pimenta dioica (Linn.) Merril. Insect Environment, 1(1):6

Chang CP, 1984. The morphology and life history of the coffee borer (Zeuzera coffeae Nietner) on grapevine in Taiwan. Plant Protection Bulletin, Taiwan, 26(2):145-153

CIE, 1973. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests. Map No. 313. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Dannerman KW, 1929. The Agricultural Zoology of the Malay Archipelago. The animals injurious and beneficial to agriculture, horticulture and forestry in the Malay Peninsula, the Dutch East Indies and the Philippines. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: J.H. de Bussy Ltd.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Feng RY; Guo LZ; Liang EY; Guan HY, 2000. Bionomics of Zeuzera coffeae and its control. Plant Protection, 26:12-14.

Gita Shrestha, Thapa, R. B., 2015. Tea pests and pesticide problems and integrated management. Journal of Agriculture and Environment, 16, 188-200. http://www.moad.gov.np/uploads/files/Ag%20journal.pdf

Hanif Gul; Wali-ur-Rehman, 1999. A note on walnut borer, Zeuzera coffeae (Cossidae; Lepidoptera) on walnut trees (Juglans regia) in District Dir. Pakistan Journal of Forestry, 49(1/4):117-120; 3 ref.

Hu M, 2001. Occurrence and control of two stem borers on blueberry. Entomological Knowledge, 38:221-222.

Hutson, J. C. , 1920. Crop Pests in Ceylon. Tropical Agriculture, 55(5), 293.

Jepson, F. P. , 1935. Administration Report Director Agricultural Ceylon. D132-D147.

Jia KF et al., 2001. Occurrence and control of chestnut trunk pest insects. Forest Pest and Disease, 20:32-34.

Ma Jian Le; Bai HaiYan, 2004. The main pests in the pomegranate producing areas of Sichuan province and their integrated control. South China Fruits, 33(5):70-71.

Martinez, A., Ayoso, R., 2000. Dynamics of major insect pests attacking jackfruit in Eastern Visayas [Philippines]. Philippines: PCARRD-DOST.50-52. https://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=PH2001100531

Mathew G, 1987. Cossid pests of plantation crops in India and the prospects of their management. Journal of Coffee Research, 17(1):137-140

Petch, T. , 1926. Entomogenous Fungi. Additions and Corrections, ii. Transactions of the British Mycological Society, 11(pt. 3-4), 258-266 pp.

Remadevi, O. K., Raja Muthukrishnan, 1998. Incidence, damage potential and biology of wood-borers of Santalum album L. In: ACIAR Proceedings Series [Sandal and its products. Proceedings of an international seminar held on 18-19 December 1997 at the Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore, India], (No. 84) . 192-195.

Rostaman, 1997. Pests and diseases of sandalwood in Kabupaten Kupang. Duta Rimba, 23(209/210):41-48; 12 ref.

Sathiamma B; Bhat KS, 1974. Record of a stem borer on cacao from India. Journal of Plantation Crops, 2(2):34-35

Schoorl JW Jr, 1990. A phylogenetic study on Cossidae (Lepidoptera: Ditrysia) based on external adult morphology. Zoologische Verhandelingen, No. 263:295 pp.

Sridhar V; Singh HS; Pandey V, 2002. Record of Zeuzera coffeae Nietner (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) as a pest of custard apples (Annona spp.) from the coastal area of Orissa. Progressive Horticulture, 34(1):128-129.

Varma, R. V., Sajeev, T. V., Sudheendrakumar, V. V., 2007. Pest susceptibility of Tectona grandis under intensive management practices in India. Journal of Tropical Forest Science, 19(1), 46-49. http://info.frim.gov.my/cfdocs/infocenter/jtfsonline/jtfs/v19n1/46-49.pdf

Waterhouse DF, 1993. The Major Arthropod Pests and Weeds of Agriculture in Southeast Asia. ACIAR Monograph No. 21. Canberra, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 141 pp.

Wen HungChich, Lu FengMing, Hao HsiouHwa, Liou TsungDao, 2002. Insects pests and their injuries and control on longan in Southern Taiwan. Journal of Agricultural Research of China, 51(3), 56-64.

Yang ChunCai; Hao WenGe; Jiang LiJun; Lei YaoSheng, 1997. Bionomics and effective accumulated temperature of Zeuzera coffeae Nietner. Journal of Tea Science, 17(1):43-46; 8 ref.

Distribution References

Abraham C C, Skaria B P, 1995. New record of the red borer Zeuzera coffeae Nietner (Cossidae: Lepidoptera) as a pest of allspice Pimenta dioica (Linn.) Merril. Insect Environment. 1 (1), 6.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Devi K D, Nishikanta K, Varatharajan R, 2016. Diversity and density of pests in the tea gardens of Manipur. Journal of Plantation Crops. 44 (1), 33-37. http://indsocplantationcrops.in/pdfs/1461653032.pdf

EPPO, 2020. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

Feng RongYang, Guo LiangZhen, Liang EnYi, Guan HaiYin, 2000. Bionomics of Zeuzera coffeae and its control. Plant Protection. 26 (4), 12-14.

Gita Shrestha, Thapa R B, 2015. Tea pests and pesticide problems and integrated management. Journal of Agriculture and Environment. 188-200. http://www.moad.gov.np/uploads/files/Ag%20journal.pdf

Hu Miao, 2001. Occurrence and control of two stem borers on blueberry. Entomological Knowledge. 38 (3), 221-222.

Hutson J C, 1920. Crop Pests in Ceylon. Tropical Agriculture. 55 (5), 293.

Jepson F P, 1935. Administration Report Director Agricultural Ceylon. D132-D147.

Ma Jian Le, Bai HaiYan, 2004. The main pests in the pomegranate producing areas of Sichuan province and their integrated control. South China Fruits. 33 (5), 70-71.

Martinez A, Ayoso R, 2000. Dynamics of major insect pests attacking jackfruit in Eastern Visayas [Philippines]., Philippines: PCARRD-DOST. 50-52. https://agris.fao.org/agris-search/search.do?recordID=PH2001100531

Matsumoto K, Kotulai J R, 2000. Insect pests of mahoganies with particular attention to shoot borers. In: JIRCAS Working Report [Proceedings of the seminar on high value timber species for plantation establishment - teak and mahoganies, Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia, 1-2 December 1998.], [ed. by Chan HingHon, Matsumoto K]. 67-79.

Remadevi O K, Raja Muthukrishnan, 1998. Incidence, damage potential and biology of wood-borers of Santalum album L. In: ACIAR Proceedings Series [Sandal and its products. Proceedings of an international seminar held on 18-19 December 1997 at the Institute of Wood Science and Technology, Bangalore, India.], 192-195.

Rostaman, 1997. Pests and diseases of sandalwood in Kabupaten Kupang. (Hama dan penyakit tanaman cendana di Kabupaten Kupang.). Duta Rimba. 23 (209/210), 41-48.

Sharma R K, Bisht R S, 2011. Arthropod pest complex of tea, Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze in Uttarakhand. International Journal of Tea Science (IJTS). 8 (1), 53-57. http://www.teascience.org/journals.htm

Sridhar V, Singh H S, Pandey V, 2002. Record of Zeuzera coffeae Nietner (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) as a pest of custard apples (Annona spp.) from the coastal area of Orissa. Progressive Horticulture. 34 (1), 128-129.

Sutrisno H, 2015. Molecular phylogeny of Indonesian Zeuzera (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) wood borer moths based on CO I gene sequence. Journal of Species Research. 4 (1), 49-56. DOI:10.12651/JSR.2015.4.1.049

Tang Z T, Qin D R, Wang Y J, 1980. A study on the red coffee borer (Lepidoptera: Cossidae). Scientia Silvae Sinicae. 16 (3), 208-213.

UK, CAB International, 1973. Zeuzera coffeae. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 313. DOI:10.1079/DMPP/20056600313

Varma R V, Sajeev T V, Sudheendrakumar V V, 2007. Pest susceptibility of Tectona grandis under intensive management practices in India. Journal of Tropical Forest Science. 19 (1), 46-49. http://info.frim.gov.my/cfdocs/infocenter/jtfsonline/jtfs/v19n1/46-49.pdf

Waterhouse D F, 1993. The major arthropod pests and weeds of agriculture in Southeast Asia. Canberra, Australia: ACIAR. v + 141 pp.

Wen HungChich, Lu FengMing, Hao HsiouHwa, Liou TsungDao, 2002. Insects pests and their injuries and control on longan in Southern Taiwan. Journal of Agricultural Research of China. 51 (3), 56-64.

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