Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Micraspis discolor



Micraspis discolor


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

  • Micraspis discolor (Fabricius)

Other Scientific Names

  • Alesia discolor Fabricius
  • Verania discolor (Fabricius)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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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.

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aphis craccivoraAdults/Nymphs
Aphis gossypiiAdults/Nymphs
Aphis spiraecolaAdults/Nymphs
Leptocorisa acutaAdults/Nymphs
Myzus persicaeAdults/Nymphs
Nilaparvata lugensAdults/Nymphs
Opisina arenosella
Pentalonia nigronervosaAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Sogatella furcifera

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