Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Epitrix cucumeris.

Abstract

Information is given on the taxonomy, hosts, geographical distribution and biology of the quarantine pest, Epitrix cucumeris. Detection and identification of this pest are described on the basis of its symptoms on host plants as well as the morphology of its various developmental stages. Pathways for pest movement, pest significance (economic impact and phytosanitary risk) and strategies for pest control are also discussed.