EPPO Global Database

Aleurodicus dispersus(ALEDDI)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2000: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 1991
From CABI Pest map 476 (2006): Present, no details
From NPPO: Present, few occurrences
First detected on Boigu Island in Torres Strait, infesting ornamentals, in 1991. Since spread to other Torres Strait islands. Encarsia haitiensis introduced as possible biological control agent.
* 18th Session of APPPC: country report.

* Martin JH, Mifsud D, Rapisarda C (2000) The whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) of Europe and the Mediterranean Basin. Bulletin of Entomological Research 90, 407-448.
-------- Northern Queensland.