EPPO Global Database

Octodonta nipae(OCTDNI)

Distribution details in China (Hainan)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2003: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2001
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/031) : first found in 2001 on ornamental seedlings of Washingtonia filifera introduced from a nursery in Guangdong Province (no data on the occurrence of the pest in this province).
O. nipae was promptly eradicated.
* 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.).