EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 01 - 1993 Num. article: 1993/14

Liriomyza huidobrensis found in Finland

During a general country-wide survey of glasshouses in Finland in 1992-10 to detect possible infestations of Frankliniella occidentalis (EPPO A2 pest) the Finnish Plant Quarantine Service has detected infestations of glasshouses by Liriomyza huidobrensis (EPPO A2 pest) at two locations within the country. Immediate action was taken by the Finnish authorities and the crops concerned were destroyed and the infested glasshouses disinfected. The Finnish authorities believe that the eradication programme has been successful since no further infestations have been observed. Also surveys of the immediate vincinity of the glasshouses concerned showed no occurrence of L. huidobrensis.


Plant Quarantine Service of Finland, (1992-12).