EPPO Global Database

Octodonta nipae(OCTDNI)

Distribution details in China (Fujian)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2007
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/031) : found in 2007 in Fujian province where it damaged Phoenix canariensis and other palm trees.
* 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, 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).

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