Cacyreus marshalli continues to spread in the south of France
In France, Cacyreus marshalli (EPPO A2 quarantine pest) was first reported in 1997 in the département of Pyrénées-Orientales, south of France (see EPPO RS 98/080). In 1998, it spread around the Mediterranean coast in the following départements: Alpes-Maritimes, Aude and Hérault (see EPPO RS 99/042). In December 2000, its presence has been recorded in 20 départements in the south of France: Alpes de Haute Provence, Alpes-Maritimes, Ardèche, Arriège, Aude, Bouches-du-Rhône, Dordogne, Drôme, Gard, Gironde, Haute-Garonne, Hérault, Landes, Lot, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, Pyrénées-Orientales, Tarn, Tarn-et-Garonne, Var, Vaucluse. The situtation of C. marshalli in France can be described as: Present, only in the south.
Anonymous (2001) Aquitaine, Languedoc-Roussillon, Midi-Pyrénées, PACA, Rhône-Alpes… Il vole, il vole, le papillon.
Phytoma-La Défense des Végétaux, n° 534, p3.