EPPO Global Database

Epitrix similaris(EPIXSI)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/022) : E. similaris is a North American insect which is not considered there as a major pest there and data is lacking on its detailed distribution.
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* Mouttet R, Streito JC, Genson G, Germain JF (2016) Molecular evidence supports the recognition of Epitrix papa as a distinct species from Epitrix similaris. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 46(3), 583-587.

* Seeno T, Andrews F (1972) Alticinae of California, Part 1: Epitrix spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae). The Coleopterist's Bulletin 26(2), 53-61 (abst.).