EPPO Global Database

Diaphorina citri(DIAACI)

Distribution details in Kenya

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2015
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/166) : first found during surveys carried out in 2016-2017 in 6 sites: Msambweni, Lunga Lunga, Machanzuni (Kwale county); Karura forest (Nairobi county); Soin, Koitaburot (Kericho county).
References
* Rwomushana I, Khamis FM, Grout TG, Mohamed SA, S├ętamou M, Borgemeister C, Heya HM, Tanga CM, Nderitu PW, Seguni ZS, Materu CL, Ekesi S (2017) Detection of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae) in Kenya and potential implication for the spread of Huanglongbing disease in East Africa. Biological Invasions DOI 10.1007/s10530-017-1502-5
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Tanzania Present, restricted distribution view...