First reports of Maconellicoccus hirsutus in Barbados and Bahamas
Maconellicoccus hirsutus (EPPO Alert List) continues to spread within the Caribbean region. It was reported in Barbados (August 2000) and in the Bahamas (New Providence, in December 2000). The situation of Maconellicoccus hirsutus in Barbados and Bahamas can be described as: Present, no details.
Pollard, G.V. (2000) Update on new pest introductions. Circular Letter No. 1/00, 1st December 2000, CPPC, FAO, Barbados.