EPPO Global Database

Fiorinia phantasma(FIORCO)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
First found in 2004 Hawaii. In continental USA, it was first detected in March 2018 in Florida.
Ahmed MZ, Miller DR (2018-04) First U.S. Continental Record of Fiorinia phantasma Cockerell & Robinson (Hemiptera: Diaspididae), Phantasma scale, potential pest of palms and ornamentals plants. Pest Alert. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. https://www.freshfromflorida.com/content/download/79840/2332158/Pest_Alert_-_Fiorinia_phantasma.pdf