EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 09 - 2017 Num. article: 2017/158

New additions to the EPPO A1 and A2 Lists

In September 2017, the EPPO Council approved the addition of the following pests to the EPPO A1 and A2 Lists of pests recommended for regulation as quarantine pests.

Additions to the A1 List (pests absent from the EPPO region):
- Bactrocera latifrons (Diptera: Tephritidae),
- Ceratothripoides brunneus and Ceratothripoides claratris (Thysanoptera: Thripidae),
- Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae),
- ‘Candidatus Phytoplasma phoenicium' (Bacteria),
- Ralstonia syzygii* (Bacteria).

Additions to the A2 List (pests locally present in the EPPO region):
- Platynota stultana (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae),
- Meloidogyne mali (Nematoda),
- Citrus bark cracking viroid (Cocadviroid),
- Ralstonia pseudosolanacearum* (Bacteria),
- Thekopsora minima (Fungi),
- Cardiospermum grandiflorum (Sapindaceae),
- Gymnocoronis spilanthoides (Asteraceae),
- Pistia stratiotes (Araceae),
- Salvinia molesta (Salviniaceae).

Transfer from the A1 to the A2 List:
- Xylella fastidiosa (Bacteria).

* Modification of pest listing following changes in taxonomy for Ralstonia solanacearum.


EPPO Secretariat (2017-09).