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Ascotis selenaria
(cotton geometrid)

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Ascotis selenaria (cotton geometrid)

Summary

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  • 10 December 2020
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  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ascotis selenaria
  • Preferred Common Name
  • cotton geometrid
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ascotis selenaria (Denis & Schiffermüller)

Preferred Common Name

  • cotton geometrid

Other Scientific Names

  • Ascotis selinaria CRETACEA
  • Ascotis selinaria RECIPROCARIA
  • Boarmia selenaria Denis & Schiffermüller

International Common Names

  • English: fonospotted geometrid; giant looper; mugwort looper (Japan)

EPPO code

  • ASCTSE (Ascotis selenaria)
  • BOARSL (Boarmia selenaria)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Geometridae
  •                             Genus: Ascotis
  •                                 Species: Ascotis selenaria

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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: 15 Dec 2020

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Bacillus thuringiensis Pathogen
Bacillus thuringiensis aizawai Pathogen
Bacillus thuringiensis entomocidus Pathogen
Bacillus thuringiensis kenyae Pathogen
Bacillus thuringiensis kurstaki Pathogen
Bacillus thuringiensis thuringiensis Pathogen
Compsilura concinnata Parasite
Dolichogenidea cerialis Parasite Israel
Epicampocera succincta Parasite
Heterorhabditis bacteriophora Parasite
Nucleopolyhedrosis virus Pathogen
Steinernema carpocapsae Parasite
Trichogramma platneri Parasite Eggs

References

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APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Technical Document No. 135. Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Kim InSoo, Hong KiJeong, Han ManJong, Lee MoonHong, 1997. Survey on the occurrence of quarantine pests for export in major non-astringent persimmon (Diospyros kaki; Thunb.) production areas in Korea [Republic]. RDA Journal of Crop Protection, 39(2), 67-71.

Distribution References

APPPC, 1987. Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. In: Technical Document No. 135, Bangkok, Thailand: Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific region (RAPA).

Begemann G J, Schoeman A S, 1998. Bionomics and phenology of the citrus looper Ascotis selenaria Denis & Schiffermüller (Lepidoptera: Geometridae) on citrus at Zebediela, South Africa. Applied Plant Science. 12 (1), 1-4.

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

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

Choi KyungSan, Park YoungMi, Kim DongHwan, Kim DongSoon, 2011. Seasonal occurrence and damage of geometrid moths with particular emphasis on Ascotis selenaria (Geometridae: Lepidoptera) in citrus orchards in Jeju, Korea. Korean Journal of Applied Entomology. 50 (3), 203-208. http://ocean.kisti.re.kr/IS_mvpopo001P.do?method=multMain&poid=entomo&free=

Kim InSoo, Hong KiJeong, Han ManJong, Lee MoonHong, 1997. Survey on the occurrence of quarantine pests for export in major non-astringent persimmon (Diospyros kaki; Thunb.) production areas in Korea [Republic]. RDA Journal of Crop Protection. 39 (2), 67-71.

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