Invasive Species Compendium

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Malamoeba locustae



Malamoeba locustae


  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Malamoeba locustae
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Protista
  •     Phylum: Protozoa
  •       Subphylum: Sarcomastigophora
  •         Order: Amoebida
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Malamoeba locustae

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Protista
  •         Phylum: Protozoa
  •             Subphylum: Sarcomastigophora
  •                 Order: Amoebida
  •                     Family: Amoebidae
  •                         Genus: Malamoeba
  •                             Species: Malamoeba locustae

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


ItalyPresentCABI Data Mining (Undated)

South America

ArgentinaPresentCABI Data Mining (2001)

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2001. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

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

Natural enemy of

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Locusta migratoriaAdults/Nymphs
Melanoplus differentialis
Melanoplus sanguinipesAdults/Nymphs
Oedaleus senegalensisAdults/Nymphs
Paecilomyces fumosoroseus
Schistocerca gregariaAdults/Nymphs

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