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Insects and Other Pests - updated August 2011

Scientific Name Common Name Group
Anoplolepis longipes longlegged ant ANTS
Toxoptera aurantii black citrus aphid APHIDS
Xylosandrus compactus black twig borer BEETLES
Hypothenemus hampei Coffee Berry Borer - new pest BEETLES
Hyalopeplus pellucidus transparent winged plant bug BUGS
Cryptoblabes gnidiella Christmas berry webworm CATERPILLARS
Othreis fullonia Pacific fruit-piercing moth CATERPILLARS
Melormenis basalis West Indian flatid BUGS
Ceratitis capitata Mediterranean fruit fly FRUIT FLIES
Conocephalus saltator longhorned grasshopper GRASSHOPPERS
Elimaea punctifera narrowwinged katydid GRASSHOPPERS
Sophonia rufofascia two-spotted leafhopper LEAFHOPPERS
Dysmicoccus brevipes pineapple mealybug MEALYBUGS
Planococcus citri citrus mealybug MEALYBUGS
Pseudococcus longispinus longtailed mealybug MEALYBUGS
Tetranychus cinnabarinus carmine spider mite MITES
Coccus viridis green scale SCALES
Ischnaspis longirostris black thread scale SCALES
Pulvinaria mammeae large cottony scale SCALES
Pulvinaria psidii green shield scale SCALES

Plant Disease Pathogens

Scientific Name Common Name Group
Ceratocystis Primer   FUNGI
Ceratocystis fimbriata   FUNGI
Cercospora Primer   FUNGI
Cercospora coffeicola (Brown-eye leafspot) FUNGI
Colleototrichum Primer   FUNGI
Colletotrichum coffeanum (coffee berry disease ) FUNGI
Gibberella Primer   FUNGI
Gibberella stilboides (fusarium bark disease ) FUNGI
Hemileia vastatrix (coffee leaf rust) FUNGI
Mycena citricola   FUNGI
Meloidogyne Primer   NEMATODE
Meloidogyne sp. (root-knot nematode) NEMATODE
Pratylenchus sp. (lesion nematode) NEMATODE
Rotylenchulus reniformis (reniform nematode) NEMATODE

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