EPPO Global Database

Beastie the Bug(BEASTY)

Overview for a non-taxonomic code

Basic information
  • EPPO code: BEASTY
  • Preferred name: Beastie the Bug
  • Authority: eppo


A mysterious and unknown plant pest. The first outbreak was detected at the end of 2019 at the EPPO Secretariat. It is feared that it might spread across the world during the International Year of Plant Health.