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Cover for Maconellicoccus hirsutus (pink hibiscus mealybug)

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

Cover for Spodoptera frugiperda (fall armyworm)

The fall armyworm, Spodoptera frugiperda, is a lepidopteran pest that feeds in large numbers on the leaves, stems and reproductive parts of more than...


Datasheet Type(s): Pest

Cover for Entandrophragma candollei (kosipo)

Entandrophragma tree species have been the subject of special attention from foresters and scientists for several decades. E. candollei is a very...

Cover for Crescentia cujete (calabash tree)

Worldwide, the family Bignoniaceae includes about 80 genera and 850 species, with the majority being tropical trees, shrubs and lianas (Olmstead et...


Entandrophragma tree species have been the subject of special attention from foresters and scientists for several decades. E. angolense is probably...

Cover for Saturnia pavonia (small emperor moth)

S. pavonia has little economic impact. In Italy, where it is usually only a very minor pest it can, when the occasional outbreak occurs, rapidly...

Cover for Grapholita inopinata (Manchurian fruit moth)

G. inopinata is rather similar as a pest to the widely distributed Cydia pomonella. Both species occur in the Far East of Russia, where C. pomonella...

Cover for Malacosoma neustria (common lackey)

Magnoler and Cambini (1968) reported a mean annual reduction of 33-39% in radial growth of Quercus suber during 3 years' defoliation by M. neustria.

Cover for Thaumetopoea pityocampa (pine processionary)

Larval feeding of the pine processionary moth weakens and disfigures pine trees. Semi-natural forests in the Mediterranean area of, for example, the...

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