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Cover for Tuta absoluta (tomato leafminer)

Following its introduction into Europe, North Africa and the Middle East, T. absoluta has already caused extensive economic damage. The impact of...

Cover for Euwallacea fornicatus (tea shot-hole borer)

E. fornicatus should be considered a high-risk quarantine pest. Most of the species in Euwallacea and related genera should be considered potential...

Cover for Hyblaea puera (teak defoliator)

H. puera, which has earned the common name 'teak defoliator' is mainly a pest of teak plantations, though it can thrive on at least 45 host plants....

Cover for Achlysiella williamsi

The economic impact of A. williamsi is unknown. As sugarcane is a grass with an extensive and vigorous root system it is unlikely that significant...

Cover for Ips subelongatus (larch bark beetle)

In the greater part of its range in Asia, I. subelongatus infests weakened but live Larix trees mainly in the median and apical parts of the trunk....


L. mathura is an important forest defoliator within its geographic range and is capable of feeding on the foliage and flowers of a wide range of...

Cover for Monochamus sutor (small white-marmorated longicorn)

M. sutor attacks species of fir (Abies), spruce (Picea), pine (Pinus) and larch (Larix) across its geographic range. In Europe, Abies alba, Picea...

Cover for Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug)

M. hirsutus is highly invasive if introduced in the absence of its natural enemies, as demonstrated by its rapid spread through the Caribbean Islands...

Cover for Phoracantha semipunctata (eucalyptus longhorned borer)

P. semipunctata has become established in virtually all regions of the world in which eucalypts have been planted. The environmental limitations of...

Cover for Phthorimaea operculella (potato tuber moth)

Potato tuber moth is a serious major pest in areas where the climate favours its development, and where its host plants are grown on a large scale....

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