EPPO Global Database

Glycaspis brimblecombei(GLYSBR)

Distribution details in Mauritius

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Pest map 749 (2011): Present, no details
First found in April 2001 at Tamarin on Eucalyptus tereticornis, it then spread to almost all E. tereticornis plantations of the country.
* Sookar P, Seewooruthun SI, Ramkhelawon D (2003) The redgum lerp psyllid, Glycaspis brimblecombei, a new pest of Eucalyptus sp in Mauritius. AMAS, Food and Agricultural Research Council, Réduit, Mauritius, 327–332.
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* Wondafrash M, Slippers B, Nambazimana A, Kayumba I, Nibouche S, van der Lingen S, Asfaw BA, Jenya H, Mutitu EK, Makowe IA, Chungu D, Kiwuso P, Kulimushi E, Razafindrakotomamonjy A, Bosu PP, Sookar P, Hurley BP (2020) Distribution and genetic diversity of five invasive pests of Eucalyptus in sub-Saharan Africa. Biological Invasions 22, 2205–2221.