EPPO Global Database

Eurytoma plotnikovi(EURTPL)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, widespread
Widespread, highest populations are observed in the south. Predominant species, outperforming the native seed wasp Megastigmus pistaciae (Braham et al., 2010).
* Braham M (2008) Studies on the biology of the Pistachio seed wasp Eurytoma plotnikovi Nikolskaya (Hymenoptera, Eurytomidae) in Tunisia. Revue des régions arides no. 21, 262-267 (abst.)

* Braham M, Smiri H, Cherif R (2010) Geographic distribution and impact of Eurytoma plotnikovi Nik. (Hymenoptera: Eurytomidae) and Megastigmus pistaciae Walk. (Hymenoptera: Torymidae), insects damaging pistachio nuts in Tunisia. Options Méditerranéennes no. 94, 187-201.

* Jarraya A, Helai T (1978) [Studies of pistachio insects: geographical distribution of Megastigmus pistaciae (Hym. Eurytorymidae) and Eurytoma plotnikovi (Hym. Eurytomidae) in Tunisia]. Bulletin des Recherches Agronomiques de Gembloux, 13(3), 215-232.