Further spread of Toxoptera citricidus in the Caribbean
Toxoptera citricidus (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) has spread further in the Caribbean. The newest record comes from Cuba where the brown citrus aphid has been discovered in the Guantanamo Bay. The pest has been confirmed now from the Cuban provinces of Guantanamo, Santiago de Cuba, Granma, and Holguin. According to the NAPPO newsletter T. citricidus has also invaded Haiti and Puerto Rico.
NAPPO Newsletter Vol. 13, No. 4, p. 2;13.