EPPO Global Database

Ceroplastes ceriferus(CERPCE)

Distribution details in Hungary

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
Comments
First found in November 2016 in a park (Bikás-park) in Budapest. Overwintering females were found on hybrid plane (Platanus x acerifolia), mulberry (Morus alba) and silver maple (Acer saccharinum).
References
* Szita E, Ersek L (2017) [Occurrence of the Indian wax scale (Coccomorpha: Coccidae: Ceroplastes ceriferus) outdoors in Hungary]. Növényvédelem 78(4), 148-151 (in Hungarian).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Slovenia Absent, intercepted only view...