EPPO Global Database

Ceroplastes ceriferus(CERPCE)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2004: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2001
EPPO Reporting Service (2002/135) : addition to Alert List. Found in 2001 on various ornamental shrubs and trees, first near Verona (Veneto) and also in the district of Bergamo (Lombardia).

EPPO Reporting Service (2005/017) : also near Lugo in Emilia-Romagna.
* Bariselli M (2004) Un nuovo pericoloso parassita delle piante ornamentali: la coccinigli Ceroplastes ceriferus. Agricoltura no. 1 (supplement), January 2004, 4 pp. Servizio fitosanitario, Regione Emilia-Romagna, Bologna, IT.

* Mori N, Pellizzari G, Tosi L (2001) Ceroplastes ceriferus (Fabricius) (Hemiptera, Coccoidea): new pest of ornamentals in Europe ? Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 331-336.

* Mori N, Pellizzari G, Tosi L (2001) [First record of the wax scale Ceroplastes ceriferus (Fabricius) (Hemiptera, Coccoidea) in Italy]. Informatore Fitopatologico, no. 10, 41-43.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Slovenia Absent, intercepted only view...