EPPO Global Database

Octodonta nipae(OCTDNI)

Distribution details in China

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2003
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/031) : considered as a newly introduced pest in Hainan (found in 2003 and then eradicated) and Fujian (found in 2007).
* Ali H, Muhammad A, Bala NS, Hou Y (2018) The endosymbiotic Wolbachia and host COI gene enables to distinguish between two invasive palm pests; coconut leaf beetle, Brontispa longissima and hispid leaf beetle, Octodonta nipae. Journal of Economic Entomology 111(6), 2894-2902.
------- Study on specimens collected from Cocos nucifera in Puqing city (Fujian).

* Hou YM, Miao YX, Zhang ZY (2014) Study on life parameters of the invasive species Octodontis nipae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) on different palm species, under laboratory conditions. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(4), 1486-1495.

* Hou YM, Weng ZQ (2009) Population growth and development of the nipa palm hispid beetle Octodonta nipae (Maulik) (Coleoptera: Hispidae) at constant temperatures. Abstract of a poster presented that the International Congress on Biological Invasions (Fuzhou, CN, 2009-11-01/06).
------- Fujian.

* Hou YM, Weng ZQ (2010) Temperature-dependent development and life table parameters of Octodonta nipae (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). Environmental Entomology 39(5), 1676-1684.
------- Fujian.

* Staines CL (2011) Catalog of the hispines of the world (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae: Cassidinae). http://entomology.si.edu/Collections_Coleoptera-Hispines.html

* Sun JH, Yu PY, Zhang YZ, Wang XJ (2003) A new invasive coconut pest in Hainan Province. Entomological Knowledge 40(3), 286-287 (abst.).
------- Hainan (introduced on material imported from Guangdong province).

* Tang B, Xu L, Hou Y (2014) Effects of rearing conditions on the parasitism of Tetranychus brontispae on its pupal host Octodonta nipae. BioControl 59(6), 647-657.