EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 2000 Num. article: 2000/014

Insects in Macau: new records

Just before Macau returned to China in December 1999, the EPPO Secretariat looked at a publication on insects of Macau and extracted the following data which are new records for Macau:

Maconellicoccus hirsutus (EPPO Alert List) was found on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.

Phyllocnistis citrella was found on Citrus spp.

Spodoptera litura (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) was found on a large number of hosts: Allium fistulosum, Brassica, Colocasia esculenta, Dendranthema, Fragaria ananassa, Hedychium coronarium, Helianthus annuus, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Ipomea batatas, Lycium chinensis, Mentha arvensis, Nelumbo nucifera, Raphanus sativus, Solanum melongena, Solanum tuberosum.

Stephanitis pyroides (EPPO Alert List) was found on Rhododendron indicum.


Pun Wing Wah, de C. Batalha, C.D. (1997) Manual dos Insectos de Macau, Câmara Municipal das Ilhas, Macau, 125 pp.