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Curinus coeruleus

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Curinus coeruleus

Summary

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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Curinus coeruleus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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C. coerulus has been introduced to parts of Asia  as a classical biological control agent for the leucaena psyllid, Heteropsylla cubana.
TitleAdult
CaptionC. coerulus has been introduced to parts of Asia as a classical biological control agent for the leucaena psyllid, Heteropsylla cubana.
CopyrightAllan T. Showler
C. coerulus has been introduced to parts of Asia  as a classical biological control agent for the leucaena psyllid, Heteropsylla cubana.
AdultC. coerulus has been introduced to parts of Asia as a classical biological control agent for the leucaena psyllid, Heteropsylla cubana.Allan T. Showler

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Curinus coeruleus Mulsant

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Coccinellidae
  •                             Genus: Curinus
  •                                 Species: Curinus coeruleus

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes

Asia

IndiaIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
-KarnatakaPresentCAB Abstracts
IndonesiaIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
MyanmarIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
NepalIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
PhilippinesIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
South East AsiaPresent
ThailandIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
VietnamIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm

Africa

RéunionPresentCAB Abstracts
Sao Tome and PrincipePresent

North America

MexicoPresent
USAPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-HawaiiIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm

Central America and Caribbean

Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesPresent
Trinidad and TobagoPresent

Oceania

GuamIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
New CaledoniaIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
Northern Mariana IslandsIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm
Papua New GuineaIntroduced, establishment uncertainGreathead pers.comm

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aleurodicus dispersusAdults/Larvae/Pupae
Aspidiotus destructorAdults/Nymphs
Heteropsylla cubanaAdults/Nymphs
Nipaecoccus nipaeAdults/Nymphs

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