EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1995 Num. article: 1995/06

Phyllocnistis citrella is present in Syria

Phyllocnistis citrella has been observed for the first time in Syria, in the Tartous governorate, at the beginning of July 1994. The citrus leaf miner has been observed on lemon, grapefruit, pomello, clementine, sweet orange (cvs. Washington navel, Jafa, Baladi).


Ahmad, M. (1994) A new citrus pest.
Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter, ASPP/FAO, No. 18, p 30.