EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 2005 Num. article: 2005/186

Further finding of Liriomyza sativae in Turkey

Liriomyza sativae (Diptera: Agromyzidae – EPPO A2 list) was first found in 2000/2001 in the South-west of Turkey (EPPO RS 2003/163), in the Mugla province (Aegean region). During a study on the Agromyzidae fauna done in 2002/2004 in the South-east of Turkey, L. sativae was collected (by sweeping) in 2002 in the province of Diyarbakır (South-eastern Anatolia region).
The situation of L. sativae in Turkey can be described as follows: Present, found in the provinces of Mugla in 2000/2001 (Aegean region) and Diyarbakır in 2002 (South Eastern Anatolia region).


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