Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Ampulex compressa
(emerald cockroach wasp (USA))

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Ampulex compressa (emerald cockroach wasp (USA))

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 27 March 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ampulex compressa
  • Preferred Common Name
  • emerald cockroach wasp (USA)
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ampulex compressa

Preferred Common Name

  • emerald cockroach wasp (USA)

EPPO code

  • AMPXCO (Ampulex compressa)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Sphecidae
  •                             Genus: Ampulex
  •                                 Species: Ampulex compressa

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

Asia

BangladeshPresent

North America

USAPresentPresent based on regional distribution.
-HawaiiPresent

South America

VenezuelaPresentCAB ABSTRACTS Data Mining 2001

Oceania

Cook IslandsPresent
GuamPresent
New CaledoniaPresent

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Blattella germanicaMenke and Yustiz, 1983

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