EPPO Global Database

Homalodisca vitripennis(HOMLTR)

Distribution details in United States of America (Hawaii)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2007/135) : unconfirmed report. Mentioned in an article concerning H. vitripennis in French Polynesia.

Presence then confirmed by other sources (Heu et al., 2004; Takiya et al., 2006).
* Heu RA, Kumashiro BR, Suh TH, Bautista RC (2004) Glassy winged-sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata (Say) (Homoptera: Cicadellidae). New Pest Advisory 04-02. State of Hawaii Department of Agriculture, Honolulu, HI. https://hdoa.hawaii.gov/pi/files/2013/01/NPA04-02-GWSS.pdf

South Pacific Research Station website. University of California, Berkeley. Lutte biologique contre la cicadelle pisseuse en Polynésie française. http://gwss.mooreascience.org/repartition1.htm

* Takiya MD, McKamey SH, Cavichioli RR (2006) Validity of Homalodisca and of H. vitripennis as the name for glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae: Cicadellinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 99(4), 648-655.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...