EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 10 - 1995 Num. article: 1995/204

Phyllocnistis citrella is present in Côte d'Azur (FR)

In EPPO Reporting Service 95/159 the presence of Phyllocnistis citrella in Corse (FR) was reported for the first time. It appears now that this pest is also present in mainland France (Côte d'Azur), its presence was confirmed in August 1995. Côte d'Azur is not a citrus-producing region but many ornamental citrus are grown. Attacks of the citrus leaf miner have been observed on lemons (Citrus limon), sour oranges (C. aurantium), calamondins (Citrofortunella mitis), kumquats (Fortunella japonica), oranges (C. sinensis), especially in nurseries.


Anonymous (1995) Phyto Région... Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur: une mineuse et Metcalfa.
Phytoma, n° 745, p 3.