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Epilachna pusillanima
(potato epilachna)

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Epilachna pusillanima (potato epilachna)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Epilachna pusillanima
  • Preferred Common Name
  • potato epilachna
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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E. pusillanima adult.
TitleAdult
CaptionE. pusillanima adult.
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E. pusillanima adult.
AdultE. pusillanima adult.©Natural History Museum, London

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Epilachna pusillanima Mulsant

Preferred Common Name

  • potato epilachna

Other Scientific Names

  • Coccinella dodecastigma
  • Epilachna dodecastigma Wiedemann

EPPO code

  • EPILDS (Epilachna dodecastigma)
  • EPILPS (Epilachna pusillanima)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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

Asia

BangladeshPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
IndiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
IndonesiaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
MyanmarPresentAPPPC (1987)

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Leaves / honeydew or sooty mould

References

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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Distribution References

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

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

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