EPPO Global Database

Cryptosporiopsis citri(CYPTCI)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2012-10-10)
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/123) : found on Citrus aurantifolia trees in 1 site (Virginia, Northern Territory) in November 2007, under eradication.

From NPPO (2012): detected in a few non-commercial trees in the Northern Territory and Queensland. It is not widespread, but under conducive conditions it is controlled by normal orchard practices. It has not been detected in native citrus.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Australia. Presence of Cryptosporiopsis citri in Northern Territory and Queensland (2012-10-10). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Ray JD, McTaggart AR, Shivas RG (2008) First record of Cryptosporiopsis citri on lime in Australia. Australasian Plant Disease Notes 3(1), 158-159.