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Leucoptera coma
(coffee leaf miner)

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Leucoptera coma (coffee leaf miner)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Leucoptera coma
  • Preferred Common Name
  • coffee leaf miner
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Leucoptera coma Ghesquière

Preferred Common Name

  • coffee leaf miner

International Common Names

  • Spanish: minador de la hoja del cafeto
  • French: chenille mineuse du caféier

EPPO code

  • LEUCCM (Leucoptera coma)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Lyonetiidae
  •                             Genus: Leucoptera
  •                                 Species: Leucoptera coma

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: 12 May 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

Congo, Republic of thePresent
UgandaPresent

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Ageniaspis Parasite Arthropods|Larvae; Arthropods|Pupae
Apanteles bordagei Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Cirrospilus variegatus Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Eulophus Parasite Arthropods|Larvae
Pediobius coffeicola Parasite Arthropods|Larvae

References

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CABI/EPPO, 2005. Leucoptera coma. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, No. 667. Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Crowe TJ; Greathead DJ, 1970. Parasites of Leucoptera spp. on coffee in East Africa. An annotated list. East African Agricultural and Forestry Journal, 35:364-371.

Decelle J, 1962. La chenille des feuilles du caféier Robusta, Leucoptera coma Ghesq. Parasitica, 18:177-198.

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Pelley RH le, 1968. Pests of Coffee. London and Harlow, UK: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd.

Schmutterer H, 1969. Pests of Crops in Northeast and Central Africa with particular reference to the Sudan. Stuttgart, Germany: Gustav Fischer Verlag.

Distribution References

CABI, EPPO, 2005. Leucoptera coma. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CAB International. Map 667. DOI:10.1079/DMPP/20066600667

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

Decelle J, 1962. (La chenille des feuilles du caféier Robusta, Leucoptera coma Ghesq). In: Parasitica, 18 177-198.

EPPO, 2022. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. 1 pp. https://gd.eppo.int/

Pelley RH le, 1968. Pests of Coffee., London and Harlow, UK: Longmans, Green and Co Ltd.

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