EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 2019 Num. article: 2019/078

Incursion of Opogona sacchari in France

In France, Opogona sacchari (Lepidoptera: Tineidae – EPPO A2 List) was reported in 2 ornamental palm trees (Trachycarpus fortunei) in a garden centre located in Muzillac (Morbihan department). The two palm trees have been destroyed according to the current national legislation. No other infestations were detected, but on the infested site, quarantine is applied for 4 months to all host plants. No pest status was provided.


NPPO of France (2019-03).