EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 08 - 1994 Num. article: 1994/159

EPPO Distribution List for Toxoptera citricidus

Due to the new records of Toxoptera citricidus in Cuba, Jamaica, Puerto Rico and Vietnam, the geographical distribution can be modified as follows.

EPPO Distribution List: Toxoptera citricidus

T. citricidus occurs predominantly in humid tropical regions and presumably originated in south-east Asia and spread on citrus plants to other tropical areas. It has also spread to areas of Mediterranean climate (Australia, South Africa, Chile).

EPPO region: Absent (supposed records from Cyprus, Italy, Malta and Spain refer to T. aurantii).

Asia: Widespread in south-east Asia; China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Korea Dem. People's Republic, Korea Republic, Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam.

Africa: Widespread south of the Sahara; Congo, Cameroon, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritius, Mozambique, Nigeria, R‚union, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, St. Helena, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe.

North America: USA (Hawaii only).

Central America and Caribbean: Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, Saint Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago.

South America: Widespread; Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela.

Oceania: Australia (New South Wales, South Australia, Queensland, Victoria, Western, Australia, Tasmania),  Cook Islands, Fiji, New Zealand (North Island).

This distribution list replaces all previous published EPPO Distribution Lists on Toxoptera citricidus!


EPPO Secretariat, 1994-07.