Distribution / Maps / Survey Status
USDA. APHIS. Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey. National Agricultural Pest Information System.
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State and Local Government
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Division of Plant Industry.
Clemson University. Regulatory Services.
- Eger, J.E., L.M. Ames, D.R. Suiter, T.M. Jenkins, D.A. Rider, and S.E. Halbert. 2010. Occurrence of the Old World bug Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius) (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Georgia: a serious home invader and potential legume pest. Insecta Mundi 0121:1-11.
- Ruberson, J.R., K. Takasu, G.D. Buntin, J.E. Eger Jr., W.A. Gardner, J.K. Greene, T.M. Jenkins, W.A. Jones, D.M. Olson, P.M. Roberts, D.R. Suiter, and M.D. Toews. 2013. From Asian curiosity to eruptive American pest: Megacopta cribraria (Hemiptera: Plataspidae) and prospects for its biological control. Applied Entomology and Zoology 48(1):3-13.
- Zhang, Y., J.L. Hanula, and S. Horn. 2012. The biology and preliminary host range of Megacopta cribraria (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) and its impact on kudzu growth. Environmental Entomology 41(1):40-50.