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Odontota dorsalis
(locust leafminer)

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Odontota dorsalis (locust leafminer)

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Odontota dorsalis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • locust leafminer
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Odontota dorsalis Thunberg

Preferred Common Name

  • locust leafminer

Other Scientific Names

  • Chalepus dorsalis
  • Xenochalepus dorsalis Thunberg

International Common Names

  • English: locust, leaf miner
  • French: mineuse du robinier

EPPO code

  • ODOODO (Chalepus dorsalis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Chrysomelidae
  •                             Genus: Odontota
  •                                 Species: Odontota dorsalis

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: 18 Dec 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

North America

CanadaPresent
-New BrunswickPresent
-OntarioPresent
United StatesPresent
-AlabamaPresent
-ArkansasPresent
-ConnecticutPresent
-DelawarePresent
-District of ColumbiaPresent
-FloridaPresent
-GeorgiaPresent
-IllinoisPresent
-IndianaPresent
-KansasPresent
-KentuckyPresent
-LouisianaPresent
-MainePresent
-MarylandPresent
-MassachusettsPresent
-MichiganPresent
-MississippiPresent
-MissouriPresent
-NebraskaPresent
-New HampshirePresent
-New JerseyPresent
-New YorkPresent
-North CarolinaPresent
-OhioPresent
-PennsylvaniaPresent
-Rhode IslandPresent
-South CarolinaPresent
-TennesseePresent
-VirginiaPresent
-West VirginiaPresent
-WisconsinPresent

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Nabicula subcoleoptrata Predator

References

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McPherson, R. M., Ravlin, F. W., 1983. Locust leaf miner development on soybean in Virginia. Journal of the Georgia Entomological Society, 18(1), 58-60.

Webster, R. P., LeSage, L., DeMerchant, I., 2012. New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Megalopodidae and Chrysomelidae. ZooKeys, (No.179), 321-348. http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys/issue/179/

Wheeler, A. G., Jr., 1980. Japanese pagodatree: a host of locust leafminer, Odontota dorsalis (Thunberg) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Coleopterists Bulletin, 34(1), 95-98.

Zheng, Y. P., Harman, D. M., Swartz, H. J., 2003. Resistance to locust leafminer (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in black locust. Journal of Economic Entomology, 96(1), 53-57. doi: 10.1603/0022-0493-96.1.53

Distribution References

Butte J G, 1968. The Revision of the Tribe Chalepini of America North of Mexico. III. Genus Odontota Chevrolat (Coleoptera, Chrysomelidae). The Coleopterists Bulletin. 22 (4), 101-124. DOI:10.2307/3999148

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

Cannon Jr W N, 1970. Distribution records of the locust leaf miner Odontota [Xenochalepus] dorsalis (Thun.) in the United States. Entomological News. 81 (6), 115-120.

Fritz R S, 1983. Patterns of mating, oviposition, and egg production of the locust leafminer, Odontota dorsalis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environmental Entomology. 12 (6), 1841-1843. DOI:10.1093/ee/12.6.1841

McPherson R M, Ravlin F W, 1983. Locust leaf miner development on soybean in Virginia. Journal of the Georgia Entomological Society. 18 (1), 58-60.

Weaver J E , Dorsey C K, 1965. Parasites and predators associated [in the United States] with five species of leaf-mining insects [Xenochalepus dorsalis (Thnb.), Lithocolletis robiniella Clem., L. ostensackenella Fitch, Parectopa robiniella (Clem.), and an Agromyzid] in black locust [Robinia pseudacacia]. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 58 (6), 933-934 pp. DOI:10.1093/aesa/58.6.933a

Webster R P, LeSage L, DeMerchant I, 2012. New Coleoptera records from New Brunswick, Canada: Megalopodidae and Chrysomelidae. ZooKeys. 321-348. http://www.pensoft.net/journals/zookeys/issue/179/

Wheeler A G Jr, 1980. Japanese pagodatree: a host of locust leafminer, Odontota dorsalis (Thunberg) (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Coleopterists Bulletin. 34 (1), 95-98.

Williams C E, 1989. Damage to woody plants by the locust leafminer, Odontota dorsalis (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae), during a local outbreak in an Appalachian oak forest. Entomological News. 100 (4), 183-187. DOI:10.5962/bhl.part.9508

Zheng Y P, Harman D M, Swartz H J, 2003. Resistance to locust leafminer (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) in black locust. Journal of Economic Entomology. 96 (1), 53-57. DOI:10.1603/0022-0493-96.1.53

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