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Diabrotica

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Diabrotica

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Diabrotica
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); adult beetle. September, 2011. USA.
TitleAdult
CaptionDiabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); adult beetle. September, 2011. USA.
Copyright©Daren Mueller/Iowa State University/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); adult beetle. September, 2011. USA.
AdultDiabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); adult beetle. September, 2011. USA.©Daren Mueller/Iowa State University/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); larva. ca. 0.25", 6-7mm in length. USA.
TitleLarva
CaptionDiabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); larva. ca. 0.25", 6-7mm in length. USA.
Copyright©Scott Bauer/USDA Agricultural Research Service/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US
Diabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); larva. ca. 0.25", 6-7mm in length. USA.
LarvaDiabrotica virgifera virgifera (western corn rootworm); larva. ca. 0.25", 6-7mm in length. USA.©Scott Bauer/USDA Agricultural Research Service/Bugwood.org - CC BY 3.0 US

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Diabrotica

International Common Names

  • Spanish: cucarroncito verde del follaje; diabrotica o doradilla; tortuguilla diabrotica; vaquita

EPPO code

  • DIABSP (Diabrotica sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Chrysomelidae
  •                             Genus: Diabrotica

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

North America

CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-OntarioPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
MexicoPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-IllinoisPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)
-South DakotaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

South America

PeruPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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