EPPO Global Database

Aleurocanthus woglumi(ALECWO)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1993: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 091 (1995): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
US DS data: found and eradicated in Key West, Florida, in 1934/37; and in Brownsville, Texas, in 1955/56 (Smith & Maltby, 1964). Reintroduction and establishment occurred in Texas in 1971 and in Florida in 1976 (USDA, 1971, 1976).

EPPO DS 1979: Texas, Florida (up to 1976, in ornamental nurseries and residential plantings only; not in commercial fruit groves).
* Meagher RL Jr, French JV, Esau KL (1991) Subtropcial Plant Science 44, 19-24.

* Smith HD, Maltby HL (1964) Biological control of the citrus blackfly in Mexico. Technical Bulletin 1311. Washington DC: Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).

* USDA (1971) Federal and State Plant Protection Programs. Coop. Econ. Insect Rep. 21(18), 313.

* USDA (1976) Fed. and State Programs. Coop. Econ. Insect Rep. 1(6), 51.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, widespread view...