EPPO Global Database

Epitrix cucumeris(EPIXCU)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2017
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some parts of the Member State concerned, under eradication (2018-08)
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/163) : first found during a survey in 2017. Adults were collected from Solanum nigrum plants growing in the borders of a potato field in the municipality of Jerez de la Frontera (province of Cádiz, Andalucía).

EPPO Reporting Service (2018/024) : more specimens caught in the municipality of Medina-Sidonia (province of Cádiz, Andalucía).

From NPPO (2018-08): more specimens caught in the municipalities of Jerez de la Frontera and Medina-Sidonia (province of Cádiz, Andalucía). Signs of Epitrix sp. also detected in the municipality of San José del Valle (province of Cádiz). Eradication continues.
* NPPO of Spain (2017-07, 2017-12, 2018-08).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Portugal Madeira Present, no details view...
Portugal Present, restricted distribution view...
Portugal Azores Present, no details view...