EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 04 - 2019 Num. article: 2019/079

Incursion of Opogona sacchari in Germany

In Germany, Opogona sacchari (Lepidoptera: Tineidae – EPPO A2 List) was found in an exhibition greenhouse (300 m²) which displayed different palms, ferns, orchids and foliage plants. The pest was found on 1 Cyathea spp. (Cyatheaceae) and 1 Grammatophyllum spp. (Orchidaceae).

The pest status of Opogona sacchari in Germany is officially declared as: Transient in some areas, actionable, under eradication.


NPPO of Germany (2018-09).