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Aulacophora femoralis
(galerucid, orange brown)

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Aulacophora femoralis (galerucid, orange brown)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Aulacophora femoralis
  • Preferred Common Name
  • galerucid, orange brown
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Aulacophora femoralis (Motschulsky)

Preferred Common Name

  • galerucid, orange brown

Other Scientific Names

  • Aulacophora chinensis (WEISE)
  • Luperodes femoralis
  • Rhaphidopalpa chinensis WEISE
  • Rhaphidopalpa femoralis

International Common Names

  • English: leaf beetle, cucurbit
  • French: chrysomele du concombre

EPPO code

  • AUACFE (Aulacophora femoralis)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Coleoptera
  •                         Family: Chrysomelidae
  •                             Genus: Aulacophora
  •                                 Species: Aulacophora femoralis

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

Asia

ChinaPresentAPPPC (1987)
Hong KongPresentAPPPC (1987)
MyanmarPresentWaterhouse (1993)
VietnamPresentWaterhouse (1993)

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).

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 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).

Waterhouse D F, 1993. The major arthropod pests and weeds of agriculture in Southeast Asia. Canberra, Australia: ACIAR. v + 141 pp.

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