Invasive Species Compendium

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Cotesia ruficrus



Cotesia ruficrus


  • Last modified
  • 10 December 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Cotesia ruficrus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Cotesia ruficrus Haliday

Other Scientific Names

  • Apanteles antipoda
  • Apanteles narangae
  • Apanteles ruficrus (Hal.)
  • Apanteles sydneyensis
  • Cotesia antipoda
  • Cotesia manilae
  • Cotesia narangae

EPPO code

  • APANRF (Apanteles ruficrus)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hymenoptera
  •                         Family: Braconidae
  •                             Genus: Cotesia
  •                                 Species: Cotesia ruficrus

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


Cabo VerdePresentCABI (Undated)
EgyptPresentGreathead (Undated)
EthiopiaPresentCABI (Undated)
SenegalPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
SudanPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)


BangladeshPresentGreathead and Greathead (1992)
ChinaPresentCABI (Undated)
-GuangxiPresentCABI (Undated)
-GuizhouPresentCABI (Undated)
-ZhejiangPresentCABI (Undated)
GeorgiaPresentCABI (Undated)
IndiaPresentCABI (Undated)
-GujaratPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-Jammu and KashmirPresentCABI (Undated)
-KarnatakaPresentCABI (Undated)
-Madhya PradeshPresentCABI (Undated)
-MaharashtraPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-PunjabPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
-RajasthanPresentCABI (Undated)
-Uttar PradeshPresentCABI (Undated)
IndonesiaPresentCABI (Undated)
-SulawesiPresentCABI (Undated)
IsraelPresentCABI (Undated)
JapanPresentCABI (Undated)
-HonshuPresentCABI (Undated)
MalaysiaPresentCABI (Undated)
-SarawakPresentCABI (Undated)
PakistanPresentCABI (Undated)
PhilippinesPresentCABI (Undated)
Sri LankaPresentCABI (Undated)
TaiwanPresentCABI (Undated)
ThailandPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)
TurkeyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)


GreecePresentCABI (Undated)
Union of Soviet Socialist RepublicsPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

North America

Trinidad and TobagoPresentCABI (Undated)
United StatesPresentGreathead (Undated)
-HawaiiPresentCABI (Undated)


AustraliaPresentIntroducedGreathead (Undated)Established
-QueenslandPresentCABI (Undated)
-Western AustraliaPresentCABI (Undated)
Cook IslandsPresentCABI (Undated)
FijiPresentCABI (Undated)
New ZealandPresentIntroducedGreathead (Undated)Established
SamoaPresentNativeCABI Data Mining (Undated)

Distribution References

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

CABI, Undated. 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.

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