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Trichogramma japonicum



Trichogramma japonicum


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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Trichogramma japonicum
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Trichogramma japonicum Ashmead

EPPO code

  • TRIGJA (Trichogramma japonicum)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Trichogrammatidae
  •                             Genus: Trichogramma
  •                                 Species: Trichogramma japonicum

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


MalawiPresentGreathead (Undated)


BangladeshPresentCABI (Undated a)
ChinaPresentGreathead (Undated)
-FujianPresentCABI (Undated a)
-GuangdongPresentCABI (Undated a)
-HubeiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-JiangsuPresentCABI (Undated a)
-JiangxiPresentCABI (Undated a)
-JilinPresentGuo Zhen et al. (2011)
Hong KongPresentCABI (Undated a)
IndiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-AssamPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-BiharPresentCABI (Undated a)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-KeralaPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-OdishaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-PunjabPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Tamil NaduPresentCABI (Undated a)
-West BengalPresentCABI (Undated a)
IndonesiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
JapanPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
LaosPresentCABI (Undated a)
MalaysiaPresentCABI (Undated a)
-Peninsular MalaysiaPresentGreathead (Undated)
-SarawakPresentCABI (Undated a)
PhilippinesPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
South KoreaPresentGreathead (Undated)
TaiwanPresentCABI (Undated a)
ThailandPresentCABI (Undated a)
VietnamPresentCABI (Undated a)


RomaniaPresentCABI (Undated a)

North America

BahamasPresentCABI (Undated a)
BarbadosPresentCABI (Undated a)
MontserratPresentCABI (Undated a)
Trinidad and TobagoPresentCABI (Undated a)
United StatesPresentCABI (Undated)Present based on regional distribution.
-HawaiiPresentIntroducedGreathead (Undated)Establishment uncertain

South America

PeruPresentCABI (Undated a)

Distribution References

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

CABI, Undated. CABI Compendium: Status inferred from regional distribution. Wallingford, UK: CABI

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

Greathead D J, Greathead A H, 1992. Biological control of insect pests by insect parasitoids and predators: the BIOCAT database. Biocontrol News and Information. 13 (4), 61N-68N.

Greathead DJ, Undated. BIOCAT Database (unpublished)., Wallingford, UK: CAB International.

Guo Zhen, Ruan ChangChun, Zang LianSheng, Zhang Fan, Jin FengYun, 2011. The new record of Trichogramma japonicum Ashmead, an egg parasitoid of Chilo suppressalis (Walker) in Jilin, China. Chinese Journal of Biological Control. 27 (2), 276-279.

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