Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide


Euproctis taiwana



Euproctis taiwana


  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Euproctis taiwana
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Euproctis taiwana (Shiraki)

Other Scientific Names

  • Lymantria taiwana
  • Porthesia taiwana Shiraki

EPPO code

  • PORTTA (Porthesia taiwana)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Erebidae
  •                             Genus: Euproctis
  •                                 Species: Euproctis taiwana

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


JapanPresentCABI (Undated)
-HonshuPresentCABI (Undated)
-Ryukyu IslandsPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
TaiwanPresentHuang ShouHorng and Lin ChingYi (2014)

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Telenomus euproctidis Parasite

Distribution References

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

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

Huang ShouHorng, Lin ChingYi, 2014. Distribution and control of pink pineapple mealybug and survey of insect pests on pineapple. Journal of Taiwan Agricultural Research. 63 (1), 68-76.

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