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Hirsutella thompsonii
(parasite: insects)

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Hirsutella thompsonii (parasite: insects)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Hirsutella thompsonii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • parasite: insects
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Fungi
  •     Phylum: Ascomycota
  •       Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •         Class: Sordariomycetes

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Hirsutella thompsonii reared on synthetic medium.
TitleHirsutella thompsonii on medium
CaptionHirsutella thompsonii reared on synthetic medium.
Copyright©Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin
Hirsutella thompsonii reared on synthetic medium.
Hirsutella thompsonii on mediumHirsutella thompsonii reared on synthetic medium.©Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin
Hirsutella thompsonii attacking a cassava green mite (Mononychellus tanajoa).
TitleHirsutella thompsonii on host
CaptionHirsutella thompsonii attacking a cassava green mite (Mononychellus tanajoa).
Copyright©Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin
Hirsutella thompsonii attacking a cassava green mite (Mononychellus tanajoa).
Hirsutella thompsonii on hostHirsutella thompsonii attacking a cassava green mite (Mononychellus tanajoa).©Georg Goergen/IITA Insect Museum, Cotonou, Benin

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Hirsutella thompsonii

Preferred Common Name

  • parasite: insects

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Parasit: Gallmilben; Parasit: Zitrusmilbe

EPPO code

  • HIRTTH (Hirsutella thompsonii)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Fungi
  •         Phylum: Ascomycota
  •             Subphylum: Pezizomycotina
  •                 Class: Sordariomycetes
  •                     Subclass: Hypocreomycetidae
  •                         Order: Hypocreales
  •                             Family: Ophiocordycipitaceae
  •                                 Genus: Hirsutella
  •                                     Species: Hirsutella thompsonii

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

Africa

BeninPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
Côte d'IvoirePresentGreathead (Undated)
KenyaPresentIntroducedGreathead and Greathead (1992)Established

Asia

ChinaPresentCABI (Undated)
IndiaPresentCABI (Undated)
IsraelPresentCABI (Undated)
PhilippinesPresentCABI (Undated)

Europe

FrancePresentCABI (Undated)
United KingdomPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)

North America

CubaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
JamaicaPresentSchotman (1989)
MexicoPresentGreathead (Undated)
Saint LuciaPresentCABI (Undated)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated)
-FloridaPresentCABI (Undated)

Oceania

AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI (Undated)

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Acalitus vacciniiBaker and Neunzig, 1968
Aceria guerreronisAdults/Larvae/Nymphs
Aculops lycopersiciAdults/Nymphs
Cecidophyopsis ribisAdults/Nymphs
Eutetranychus orientalisAdults/Larvae/Nymphs
Heteropsylla cubanaAdults/Nymphs
Lymantria dispar
Mononychellus tanajoaAdults/Nymphs
Oligonychus gossypii
Phyllocoptruta oleivoraAdults/Nymphs
Polyphagotarsonemus latus
Retracrus elaeisAdults/Nymphs
Scolytus multistriatus
Tetranychus urticaeAdults/Nymphs
Zeuzera pyrina

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.

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Schotman C Y L, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. In: RLAC-PROVEG, 80 pp.

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