EPPO Global Database

Epitrix similaris(EPIXSI)

Distribution details in United States of America (California)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/022) : the presence of E. similaris is recorded in California.
* 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.
-------- Specimens from Santa Barbara and Big Sur collected in 2015 from Solanum douglasii.

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