Marasmia exigua (rice leaf roller)
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PicturesTop of page
IdentityTop of page
Preferred Scientific Name
- Marasmia exigua (Butler 1879)
Preferred Common Name
- rice leaf roller
Other Scientific Names
- Cnaphalocrocis exigua (Butler, 1879)
- Samea exigua Butler 1879
- Susumia exigua (Butler); Marumo 1930
- Susumia nawae Matsumura, 1920
International Common Names
- English: rice, leafroller
- French: tordeuse du riz
Local Common Names
- Japan: Ine-tatehamaki
- SUSUEX (Susumia exigua)
Taxonomic TreeTop of page
- Domain: Eukaryota
- Kingdom: Metazoa
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Subphylum: Uniramia
- Class: Insecta
- Order: Lepidoptera
- Family: Crambidae
- Genus: Marasmia
- Species: Marasmia exigua
Distribution TableTop of page
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.
Growth StagesTop of page Flowering stage, Seedling stage, Vegetative growing stage
List of Symptoms/SignsTop of page
|Leaves / external feeding|
|Leaves / leaves rolled or folded|
Natural enemiesTop of page
ReferencesTop of page
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).
Dale D, 1994. Insect pests of the rice plant and their biology and ecology. In: Heinrichs EA, ed. Biology and Management of Rice Insects. Wiley Eastern Limited and International Rice Research Institute.
Grist DH; Lever RJAW, 1969. Pests of Rice. London, UK: Longman.
Hinckley AD, 1963. The rice leafroller, Susumia exigua (Butler) in Fiji. Journal of Economic Entomology, 56:112-113.
Hupeh Academy of Agricultural Science (HAAS), 1978. The Insect Pests of Rice and Their Natural Enemies. China: Wuchang.
Lee SC; Song YH; Lee JO; Han SC, 1973. Minor pests. In: Literature Review of Korean Rice Pests. Suweon, Korea: Department of Entomology, Institute of Agricultural Science, Office of Rural Development, 30-33.
Lever RJAW, 1946. The rice leafroller, Marasmia venilialis (sic). Agricultural Journal of Fiji, 17:11.
Munroe E, 1991. Transfer of Aulacodes eupselias Meyrick to Pyraustinae, with notes on the genus Marasmia Lederer and on cataclystiform wing patterns in the family Crambidae (Lepidoptera:Pyralidae). Bishop Museum Occasional Papers, 31:122-130.
Distribution MapsTop of page
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