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Melittia cucurbitae
(squash vine borer)

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Melittia cucurbitae (squash vine borer)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Melittia cucurbitae
  • Preferred Common Name
  • squash vine borer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Melittia cucurbitae Harris

Preferred Common Name

  • squash vine borer

International Common Names

  • Spanish: barrenador de la guía de la calabaza; barrenador del cuello de la raíz; barreno del cuello de la raiz; taladrador mexicano del tallo
  • French: perceur de la courge

EPPO code

  • MELTCU (Melittia cucurbitae)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Sesiidae
  •                             Genus: Melittia
  •                                 Species: Melittia cucurbitae

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

North America

CanadaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OntarioPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
MexicoPresentSchotman (1989)
United StatesPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-MarylandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-North CarolinaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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

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