EPPO Global Database

Greenidea ficicola(GREEFI)

Distribution details in Malta

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2007
From CABI Pest map 753 (2011): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/058) : first found in 2007 on the island of Malta on Ficus microcarpa.
References
* Mifsud D (2008) A new tree dwelling aphid, Greenidea ficicola Takahashi, 1921 for Malta (Hemiptera: Aphidoidea: Greenideidae) Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 1, 39-41.

* Mifsud D, Mangion M, Azzopardi E, Espadaler X, Cuesta-Segura D, Watson GW, PĂ©rez-Hidalgo N (2011) Aphid associated with shrubs, herbacous plants and crops in the Maltese Archipelago (Hemiptera, Aphidoidea). Bulletin of the Entomological Sociaty of Malta 4(5), 5-53.

* D'Urso V, Mifsud D (2012) A preliminary account of the Auchenorrhyncha of the Maltese Islands (Hemiptera). Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 5, 57-72.
------- In Malta on Ficus rubiginosa, F. microcarpa and F. carica; in Gozo on F. microcarpa.