EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/122

Aleurocanthus woglumi found in Puerto Rico

Aleurocanthus woglumi (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) has been found in Puerto Rico. The citrus blackfly attacks limes (Citrus aurantifolia) and mangoes (Mangifera indica) in the country. Several natural enemies of A. woglumi have also been recorded in Puerto Rico.


Medina-Gaud, S.; Segarra-Carmona, A.E.; Franqui, R.A. ;(1991) ;The citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby, in Puerto Rico.
Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 75, 301-305.