Invasive Species Compendium

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Pharoscymnus horni



Pharoscymnus horni


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

  • Pharoscymnus horni (Weise)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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.

Continent/Country/RegionDistributionLast ReportedOriginFirst ReportedInvasiveReferenceNotes


-Andhra PradeshPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-AssamPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-GujaratPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-MaharashtraPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-Tamil NaduPresent
-Uttar PradeshPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
-West BengalPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992


MauritiusPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

North America

USAPresentPresent based on regional distribution.

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aonidiella aurantiiAdults/Nymphs
Aonidiella orientalisAdults/Nymphs
Aonidomytilus albus
Aspidiotus destructor
Aulacaspis tegalensisAdults/Nymphs
Aulacaspis tubercularisAdults/Nymphs
Chrysomphalus aonidumAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs/Pupae
Diaspis echinocactiAdults/Nymphs
Hemiberlesia lataniaeAdults/Nymphs
Lepidosaphes piperis
Melanaspis glomerataAdults/Nymphs
Parlatoria blanchardiAdults/Nymphs
Parlatoria pergandiiAdults/Nymphs
Phoenicococcus marlattiAdults/Nymphs
Pinnaspis strachaniAdults/Nymphs
Pseudaulacaspis pentagonaAdults/Nymphs

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