EPPO Global Database

Glycaspis brimblecombei(GLYSBR)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
From CABI Pest map 749 (2011): Present, no details
It occurs in Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Lazio, Sardegna, Sicilia, and Toscana.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/186) : detected for the first time in March 2010 on the foliage of Eucalyptus camaldulensis trees in several provinces of Campania.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/041) : also found in Sardinia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/203) : also found in Basilicata, Calabria (province of Reggio Calabria), Lazio, and Sicilia (province of Siracusa).

From Lo Verde et al. (2011), found in all Sicilian provinces.

From Frasconi et al. (2013), first found in Toscana in 2012.
* NPPO of Italy (2010-07, 2010-12, 2011-07, 2011-08, 2011-09).

* Frasconi C, Rossi E, Antonelli R, Loni A (2013) First record of the red gum lerp psyllid Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore (Hemiptera: Psyllidae) in Tuscany (Italy). Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 43(1), 167-168.

* Laudonia S, Garonna AP (2010) The red gum lerp psyllid, Glycaspis brimblecombei, a new exotic pest of Eucalyptus camaldulensis in Italy. Bulletin of Insectology 63(2), 233-236.
------- Collected from several sites in Campania, seesms well established and spreading rapidly.

* Lo Verde G, Bella S, Caleca V, Rapisarda C. & Sidoti A (2011) [Presence in Sicily of Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore (Hemiptera Psyllidae) on Eucalyptus camaldulensis Denhn.]. Naturalista siciliano, S. IV, XXXV (425), 425-434 (in Italian).
------- Widespread in Sicilia (found in all provinces).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...