EPPO Global Database

Aleurothrixus floccosus(ALTHFL)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1991
Comments
First found in 1991 in Attica, currently present in all citrus-growing areas of Greece (most of the time controlled by Cales noacki but occasional outbreaks can occur).
References
* Anagnou-Veroniki M, Papaioannou-Souliotis P, Karanastasi E, Giannopolitis CN (2008) New records of plant pests and weeds in Greece, 1990-2007. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 1(2), 55-78.

* Mpakos A, Strouvalis GI, Awad S, Tzobanoglou D, Koundouraki E, Kalaitzaki AP, Tsagkarakis AE (2017) Population fluctuation, parasitism and chemical control of Paraleyrodes minei, Dialeurodes citri and Aleurothrixus floccosus (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) on citrus in Chania, Crete. Abstract of a poster presented at the Panhellenic Entomological Congress (Athens, GR, 2017-09-19/22), p 113.
------- Chania (Kriti).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Turkey Present, no details view...