Zeuzera coffeae (coffee carpenter)
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IdentityTop of page
Preferred Scientific Name
- Zeuzera coffeae Nietner
Preferred Common Name
- coffee carpenter
Other Scientific Names
- Zeuzera roricyanea
International Common Names
- English: carpenter worm; cocoa pod and stem borer (Sri Lanka); coffee leopard moth; red branch borer; red coffee borer; red twig borer; tea stem borer (Sri Lanka)
- French: ver rouge du cafeier
Local Common Names
- Germany: Bohrer, Roter Kaffee-
- Indonesia/Java: nonol
- ZEUZCO (Zeuzera coffeae)
Taxonomic TreeTop of page
- Domain: Eukaryota
- Kingdom: Metazoa
- Phylum: Arthropoda
- Subphylum: Uniramia
- Class: Insecta
- Order: Lepidoptera
- Family: Cossidae
- Genus: Zeuzera
- Species: Zeuzera coffeae
Distribution TableTop of page
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.
Growth StagesTop of page Seedling stage
List of Symptoms/SignsTop of page
|Growing point / internal feeding; boring|
|Stems / dieback|
|Stems / internal feeding|
|Stems / wilt|
|Whole plant / internal feeding|
|Whole plant / plant dead; dieback|
Natural enemiesTop of page
ReferencesTop of page
Dannerman KW, 1929. The Agricultural Zoology of the Malay Archipelago. The animals injurious and beneficial to agriculture, horticulture and forestry in the Malay Peninsula, the Dutch East Indies and the Philippines. Amsterdam, The Netherlands: J.H. de Bussy Ltd.
EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm
Feng RY; Guo LZ; Liang EY; Guan HY, 2000. Bionomics of Zeuzera coffeae and its control. Plant Protection, 26:12-14.
Hu M, 2001. Occurrence and control of two stem borers on blueberry. Entomological Knowledge, 38:221-222.
Jia KF et al., 2001. Occurrence and control of chestnut trunk pest insects. Forest Pest and Disease, 20:32-34.
Sridhar V; Singh HS; Pandey V, 2002. Record of Zeuzera coffeae Nietner (Lepidoptera: Cossidae) as a pest of custard apples (Annona spp.) from the coastal area of Orissa. Progressive Horticulture, 34(1):128-129.
Waterhouse DF, 1993. The Major Arthropod Pests and Weeds of Agriculture in Southeast Asia. ACIAR Monograph No. 21. Canberra, Australia: Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, 141 pp.
Distribution MapsTop of page
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