EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/93

Liriomyza huidobrensis present in Mauritius

Liriomyza huidobrensis (EPPO A2 quarantaine pest) was recorded for the first time into Mauritius in 1992, on Cucurbitaceae (melon, pumkin, watermelon), Solanaceae (eggplant, pepper, potato, tomato) and Leguminosae (bean, pea). The pest has spread rapidly to the whole island.


Rajabalee, A. (1993) Les mouches mineuses du genre Liriomyza (Diptera, Agromyzidae) … Maurice.
Paper presented at the Conference "Liriomyza" - Conference on leaf-mining flies in cultivated plants, Montpellier (FR), 1993-03-24/26.