EPPO Global Database

Greenidea ficicola(GREEFI)

Distribution details in Costa Rica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 753 (2011): Present, no details
First found in Costa Rica in 2008 in the locality of Monteverde on guava (Psidium guajava). It spread rapidly accross the country, mainly on guava.
* Pérez Hidalgo N, Villalobos Muller W, Mier Durante MP (2009) Greenidea psidii (Hemiptera: Aphididae: Greenideinae) new invasive aphid in Costa Rica. Florida Entomologist 92(2), 396-398.