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Megacopta cribraria

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Megacopta cribraria

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Megacopta cribraria
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius)

Other Scientific Names

  • Coptosoma cribraria

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Family: Plataspidae
  •                             Genus: Megacopta
  •                                 Species: Megacopta cribraria

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: 30 Jun 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Asia

ChinaPresent
-AnhuiPresent
-FujianPresent
-GuangdongPresent
-GuangxiPresent
-GuizhouPresent
-HainanPresent
-HebeiPresent
-HenanPresent
-HubeiPresent
-HunanPresent
-JiangsuPresent
-JiangxiPresent
-ShaanxiPresent
-ShandongPresent
-ShanghaiPresent
-ShanxiPresent
-SichuanPresent
-TianjinPresent
-TibetPresent
-YunnanPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
Hong KongPresent
IndiaPresent
-Andhra PradeshPresent
-AssamPresent
-KarnatakaPresent
-KeralaPresent
-Madhya PradeshPresent
-OdishaPresent
-Tamil NaduPresent
IndonesiaPresent
-JavaPresent
-SumatraPresent
JapanPresent
-HonshuPresent
-KyushuPresent
-Ryukyu IslandsPresent
-ShikokuPresent
MacauPresent
MalaysiaPresent
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresent
MyanmarPresent
NepalPresent
North KoreaPresent
PakistanPresent
South KoreaPresent
Sri LankaPresent
TaiwanPresent
ThailandPresent
VietnamPresent

North America

United StatesPresent, Localized
-AlabamaPresent
-ArkansasPresent
-DelawarePresent, Localized
-District of ColumbiaPresent
-FloridaPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-KentuckyPresent
-LouisianaPresent
-MarylandPresent, Localized
-MississippiPresent
-North CarolinaPresent
-South CarolinaPresent
-TennesseePresent
-VirginiaPresent

Oceania

AustraliaAbsent, Invalid presence record(s)
New CaledoniaPresent

References

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Bharathimeena, T., Sudharma, K., 2009. New report of pod bugs infesting vegetable cowpea in Kerala and interesting behavioral adaptations of an alydid pod bug. Insect Environment, 14(4), 162-164.

CABI/EPPO, 2015. Megacopta cribraria. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, No.December. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Map 800.

Medal J; Halbert S; Santa Cruz A, 2013. The bean plataspid, Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae), anew invader in Florida. Florida Entomologist, 96(1):258-260. http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/

Medal, J., Santa Cruz, A., Williams, K., Fraser, S., Wolaver, D., Smith, T., Davis, B. J., 2015. First record of Paratelenomus saccharalis (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) on kudzu bug Megacopta cribraria (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist, 98(4), 1250-1251. doi: 10.1653/024.098.0438

Suiter DR; Eger JE Jr; Gardner WA; Kemerait RC; All JN; Roberts PM; Greene JK; Ames LM; Buntin GD; Jenkins TM; Douce GK, 2010. Discovery and distribution of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Northeast Georgia. Journal of Integrated Pest Management, 1(1):F1-F4. http://www.entsoc.org/pubs

Distribution References

Bharathimeena T, Sudharma K, 2009. New report of pod bugs infesting vegetable cowpea in Kerala and interesting behavioral adaptations of an alydid pod bug. Insect Environment. 14 (4), 162-164.

CABI, EPPO, 2015. Megacopta cribraria. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CABI. Map 800. DOI:10.1079/DMPP/20153427320

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

EPPO, 2021. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

Medal J, Halbert S, Santa Cruz A, 2013. The bean plataspid, Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae), a new invader in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 96 (1), 258-260. http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/ DOI:10.1653/024.096.0140

Medal J, Santa Cruz A, Williams K, Fraser S, Wolaver D, Smith T, Davis B J, 2015. First record of Paratelenomus saccharalis (Hymenoptera: Platygastridae) on kudzu bug Megacopta cribraria (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Florida. Florida Entomologist. 98 (4), 1250-1251. DOI:10.1653/024.098.0438

Suiter D R, Eger J E Jr, Gardner W A, Kemerait R C, All J N, Roberts P M, Greene J K, Ames L M, Buntin G D, Jenkins T M, Douce G K, 2010. Discovery and distribution of Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Northeast Georgia. Journal of Integrated Pest Management. 1 (1), F1-F4.

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