First report of Acizzia jamatonica in Austria
The NPPO of Austria recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the first report of Acizzia jamatonica (Homoptera: Psyllidae, formerly EPPO Alert List) on its territory. The pest was found in a private garden on 1 tree of Albizia julibrissin, in the region of Burgenland. The pest was morphologically identified in the laboratory (Institute for Sustainable Plant Production of AGES (Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety)). The origin of the pest is unknown. The regional Plant Protection Service has ordered an insecticide treatment.
The pest status of Acizzia jamatonica in Austria is officially declared as: Transient, actionable, under eradication.
NPPO of Austria (2015-02).