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Cuphocera iavana



Cuphocera iavana


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  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cuphocera iavana
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cuphocera iavana (Wiedemann)

Other Scientific Names

  • Acuphocera sumatrensis
  • Acuphocera varia
  • Cuphocera javana (Wiedemann)
  • Cuphocera javanica
  • Cuphocera pilifacies
  • Cuphocera varia (Fabricius)
  • Cyphocera varia

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Tachinidae
  •                             Genus: Cuphocera
  •                                 Species: Cuphocera iavana

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: 10 Jan 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


ChinaPresentCABI (Undated)
IndiaPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
MalaysiaPresentCABI (Undated)
-SarawakPresentCABI (Undated)


AustraliaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-QueenslandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Dendrolimus tabulaeformisLarvae
Mythimna loreyiLarvae
Mythimna separataLarvae/Pupae
Spodoptera exemptaLarvae
Spodoptera mauritiaLarvae
Spodoptera mauritia acronyctoidesLarvae

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

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