EPPO distribution list for Phyllocnistis citrella
Phyllocnistis citrella (potential EPPO A2 quarantine pest) originates from South East Asia and is also present in Africa and Oceania. In addition, it has recently been introduced into the Euromediterranean region where it is now spreading rapidly, into North America (Florida then in Louisiana and Texas) and into Central America and Caribbean (e.g. Belize, Cuba), where it raises serious concerns.
EPPO distribution list: Phyllocnistis citrella
EPPO region: Algeria (potential EPPO country), Egypt (potential EPPO country), Israel, Italy (Sardegna), Morocco, Portugal, Spain (Andalucía, Cataluña, Murcia, Comunidad Valenciana, Baleares), Syria (potential EPPO country), Turkey.
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Japan, Kampuchea, Korea Republic, Korea Democratic People's Republic, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Syria, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, Vietnam, Yemen.
Africa: Algeria, Egypt, Ethiopia, Morocco, South Africa, Sudan.
North America: Mexico, USA (Florida, Louisiana, Texas).
Central America and Caribbean: Bahamas, Belize, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Costa Rica, Honduras, Jamaica, Nicaragua, Panama, Puerto Rico.
Oceania: Australia (widespread in New South Wales and Queensland; Northern Territory), Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Samoa.
EPPO Secretariat, 1995-05.