EPPO Global Database

Glycaspis brimblecombei(GLYSBR)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2013
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/216) : first noticed in April 2013 in Port El Kantaoui and in Sousse (but probably present since 2012). A survey carried out in August 2013 showed that the pest occurred along all coastal areas of Northeastern Tunisia (Ariana, Bizerte, Ben Arous, Nabeul, Sousse and Tunis governorates). Eucalyptus trees, in particular Eucalyptus camaldulensis, were found to be highly infested.
* Ben Attia S, Rapisarda C (2014) First record of the red gum lerp psyllid, Glycaspis brimblecombei Moore (Hemiptera Psyllidae), in Tunisia. Phytoparasitica 42(4), 535-539.
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, no details view...