EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2002 Num. article: 2002/147

Further findings of Liriomyza huidobrensis in Norway

In EPPO RS 2002/111, it was reported that Liriomyza huidobrensis (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was found in a few glasshouses in Norway, after 7 years of absence. As of August 2002, L. huidobrensis was found in glasshouses and plant shops in 15 Norwegian counties. In all infested places, the Agricultural Inspection Service has ordered measures to eradicate the pest. Monitoring of the pest continues. The situation of L. huidobrensis in Norway can be described as follows: Present, found in a few glasshouses (in 15 counties), under eradication.


Source: NPPO of Norway.

Norwegian Agricultural Inspection Service Web site. South American leaf miner in Norway - update. Press release of 2002/07/04, updated, 2002/08/07.