EPPO Global Database

Diaphorina citri(DIAACI)

Distribution details in Saudi Arabia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2024: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 334 (2011): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2024/112) : during surveys in 2018-2021, detected in Al Baha, Jazan, Makkah, Najran), mainly in Mexican lime (Citrus x aurantiifolia) trees.
* Al-Ghamdi, K. M. S. (2000) Bulletin of Faculty of Agriculture, University of Cairo 51 (2), 227-237.

* Anon. (1974) Plant Protection Bulletin, FAO 22 (4), 92-97.

* Bove, J. M. (1986) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 34 (1), 7-14.

* Ibrahim YE, Al-Saleh MA, Widyawan A, El Komy MH, Al Dhafer HM, Brown JK (2024) Identification and distribution of the ‘Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus’-Asian citrus psyllid pathosystem in Saudi Arabia. Plant Disease (early view). https://doi.org/10.1094/PDIS-07-23-1460-RE

* Talhouk, A. S. (1993) Journal of Applied Entomology 116, 105-111.
------- Widespread in South and Southwest.

* Wooler, A.; Padgham, D.; Arafat, A. (1974) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 22 (4), 93.
------- First record.

* NHM (1982) [Taif]; (1972) [Jeddah].
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Oman Present, restricted distribution view...
United Arab Emirates Present, no details view...
Yemen Present, no details view...