Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide







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

  • Leucopis

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Fliegen-Arten, Blattlaus-

EPPO code

  • LEUSSP (Leucopis sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Chamaemyiidae
  •                             Genus: Leucopis

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


ChinaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
IndiaPresentGreathead pers.comm
JordanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
KazakhstanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
KyrgyzstanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
LebanonPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
PakistanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
SyriaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
TurkeyPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

North America

USAPresentPresent based on regional distribution.


Former USSRPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
FrancePresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
GreecePresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
UkrainePresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-Krymskaya OblastPresentGreathead pers.comm
Yugoslavia (former)PresentGreathead pers. comm
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)PresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aphis craccivoraAdults/Nymphs
Aphis spiraecolaBasu and Patro, 2007
Diuraphis noxiaAdults/Nymphs
Dreyfusia nordmannianaeEgg
Hypogeococcus pungensAdults/Nymphs
Lipaphis erysimiAdults/Nymphs

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