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Lecanicillium lecanii
(mycoparasite of aphids, whitefly and Puccinia spp.)

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Lecanicillium lecanii (mycoparasite of aphids, whitefly and Puccinia spp.)

Summary

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  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Lecanicillium lecanii
  • Preferred Common Name
  • mycoparasite of aphids, whitefly and Puccinia spp.
  • Taxonomic Tree
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C. viridis infected by entomopathogenic fungus Verticillium lecanii on citrus.|Coccus viridis infected by V. lecanii on citrus.
TitleCoccus viridis infected by V. lecanii|Natural enemy
CaptionC. viridis infected by entomopathogenic fungus Verticillium lecanii on citrus.|Coccus viridis infected by V. lecanii on citrus.
Copyright©S.D. Sawant
C. viridis infected by entomopathogenic fungus Verticillium lecanii on citrus.|Coccus viridis infected by V. lecanii on citrus.
Coccus viridis infected by V. lecanii|Natural enemyC. viridis infected by entomopathogenic fungus Verticillium lecanii on citrus.|Coccus viridis infected by V. lecanii on citrus.©S.D. Sawant

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Lecanicillium lecanii

Preferred Common Name

  • mycoparasite of aphids, whitefly and Puccinia spp.

Other Scientific Names

  • Cephalosporium lecanii
  • Verticillium lecanii (Zimmermann) Viegas

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Parasit: Blattläuse, Weise Fliege, Thripse; Parasit: Puccinia spp.

EPPO code

  • VERTLE (Verticillium lecanii)

Taxonomic Tree

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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

ChinaPresent
-ZhejiangPresent
IndiaPresent
IsraelPresentCAB Abstracts
JapanPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992
MalaysiaPresent
-SabahPresent
PhilippinesPresent

North America

CanadaPresent
-AlbertaPresentCAB Abstracts
MexicoPresentCAB Abstracts
USAPresent
-FloridaPresent
-IdahoPresent
-KentuckyPresentCAB Abstracts
-OregonPresent
-TexasPresentCAB Abstracts
-VermontPresentCAB Abstracts
-WashingtonPresent

Central America and Caribbean

Puerto RicoPresentGreathead pers. comm

South America

ArgentinaPresent
BrazilPresentCAB Abstracts
ColombiaPresentCAB Abstracts
VenezuelaPresentCAB Abstracts

Europe

Central EuropePresentGreathead pers. comm
Czechoslovakia (former)PresentCAB Abstracts
DenmarkPresentCAB Abstracts
Former USSRPresentCAB Abstracts
ItalyPresentCAB Abstracts
NetherlandsPresent
PolandPresentCAB Abstracts
RomaniaPresent
Russian FederationPresentCAB Abstracts
SwedenPresent
UKPresent
-England and WalesPresentGreathead pers. comm
Yugoslavia (former)Unconfirmed recordCAB Abstracts
Yugoslavia (Serbia and Montenegro)Present

Oceania

American SamoaPresentBrooks, 2002
AustraliaPresentGreathead and Greathead, 1992

Natural enemy of

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SpeciesStages attackedCountries where known to occurReferences
Aceria guerreronisAdults/Nymphs
Acyrthosiphon pisumAdults/Nymphs
Agrotis exclamationis
Agrotis segetum
Aleurodicus dispersus
Aleurolobus barodensisShinde et al., 2010
Amritodus atkinsoniAdults/Nymphs
Aphidius ervi
Aphis fabaeAdults/Nymphs
Aphis frangulaeAdults/Nymphs
Aphis gossypiiAdults/Nymphs
Aphis spiraecolaAdults/Nymphs
Autographa gamma
Batrachedra arenosellaAdults/Nymphs
Bemisia tabaciAdults/Nymphs
Brachycaudus helichrysiAdults/Nymphs
Brevicoryne brassicaeAdults/Nymphs
Cecidophyopsis ribisAdults/Nymphs
Chloropulvinaria flocciferaAmini et al., 2010
Chrysoperla carnea
Chrysoperla sinica
Coccus pseudomagnoliarumAdults/Nymphs
Coccus viridisAdults/Nymphs
Corythucha ciliataAdults/Nymphs
Cryptococcus fagisuga
Cycloneda limbifer
Cydia pomonella
Dialeurodes citriAdults/Nymphs
Diaphorina citriAdults/Nymphs
Diprion pini
Diuraphis noxiaAdults/Nymphs
Erinnyis ello
Eulecanium tiliaeAdults/Nymphs
Eupelmus inyoensis
Euproctis chrysorrhoea
Eutetranychus orientalisAdults/Eggs/Larvae/Nymphs
Frankliniella occidentalisAdults/Larvae/PupaeGouli et al., 2009
Haplothrips aculeatus
Hippodamia variegata
Hoplocampa testudinea
Idioscopus clypealisAdults/Nymphs
Leptopharsa heveaeAdults/Nymphs
Limothrips cerealium
Limothrips denticornis
Lioadalia flavomaculata
Lipaphis erysimiAdults/Nymphs
Lymantria dispar
Macrosiphoniella sanborniAdults/Nymphs
Macrosiphum euphorbiaeAdults/Adults/Nymphs/Nymphs
Macrosiphum rosaeAdults/Nymphs
Malacosoma neustria
Mamestra brassicae
Melanoplus bivittatusAdults/Nymphs
Melanoplus packardiiAdults/Nymphs
Melanoplus sanguinipesAdults/Nymphs
Metopolophium dirhodumAdults/Nymphs
Monochamus alternatus
Monoctonus nervosus
Mycosphaerella arachidis
Mycosphaerella berkeleyi
Myzus persicaeAdults/Nymphs
Nabis alternatusAdults/Nymphs
Nilaparvata lugensAdults/Nymphs
Philephedra tuberculosaAdults/Nymphs
Phyllophaga
Platygaster californica
Podosphaera xanthii
Praon gallicum
Praon volucre
Puccinia allii
Puccinia arachidis
Puccinia striiformis
Pulvinaria psidiiAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum maidisAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum padiAdults/Nymphs
Rhopalosiphum rufiabdominalisAdults/Nymphs
Saissetia oleaeAdults/Nymphs
Schizaphis graminumAdults/Nymphs
Scolytus multistriatus
Sitobion avenaeAdults/Nymphs
Sphaerolecanium prunastriNymphs
Sphrageidus similis
Spodoptera littoralis
Synanthedon tipuliformis
Taeniothrips inconsequensLarvae
Tetranychus linteariusAdults/Nymphs
Thanatephorus cucumeris
Thaumetopoea pityocampa
Therioaphis trifoliiAdults/Nymphs
Thrips palmiLarvaeVisalakshy et al., 2004
Thrips tabaci
Toxoptera citricidaAdults/Nymphs
Trialeurodes vaporariorumNymphs
Unaspis citriAdults/Nymphs
Uromyces appendiculatus
Zyginidia pullulaAdults/Nymphs

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