EPPO Global Database

Crisicoccus pini(DACLPI)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2015
Comments
First found in 2015 in the city of Cervia (Ravenna province, Emilia-Romagna region) on Pinus pinaster and P. pinea trees. Official control measures are taken to prevent its further spread.
References
* Boselli M, Pellizzari G (2016) First record of the Kuwana pine mealybug Crisicoccus pini (Kuwana) in Italy: a new threat to Italian pine forests? Zootaxa 4083(2), 293-296.

* Boselli M, Vai N, Mirotti A, Mazzini F, Mazzoni F, Mosti M, Foschi S, Scapini C (2018) [Crisicoccus pini (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae) in Emilia-Romagna: delimitation of the infested área and control plan]. (in Italian). Paper presented at the Giornate Fitopatologiche (Chianciano Terme, IT, 2018-03-06/09). http://www.geasnc.eu/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/CRISICOCCUS-PINI-IN-EMILIA-ROMAGNA_DELIMITAZIONE-DELL%E2%80%99AREA-INFESTATA-E-PIANO-DI-CONTROLLO.pdf

* INTERNET
Regione Emilia-Romagna. Agricoltura e pesca. Avversità e difesa delle piante. Cocciniglia cotonosa del pino. http://agricoltura.regione.emilia-romagna.it/fitosanitario/doc/avversita/ornamentali/doc/crisicoccus
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, few occurrences view...