EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 2001 Num. article: 2001/097

Neotoxoptera formosana does not occur in Canada

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that the onion aphid, Neotoxoptera formosana (EPPO Alert List) does not occur in Canada. The record appearing in the article of Barbagallo ; Ciampolini (2000) and mentioned in the EPPO RS 2001/051 is not based on an actual field record but refers to interceptions of imports. The situation of Neotoxoptera formosana in Canada can be described as follows: Absent, intercepted only.


Canadian Food Inspection Agency, 2001-05.

Barbagallo, S.; Ciampolini, M. (2000) The onion aphid, Neotoxoptera formosana (Takahashi), detected in Italy.
Bolletino di Zoologia Agraria et di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 32(3), 245-258.