EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Brazil (Bahia)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2020
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/184) : detected in 3 samples of the insect vector (Diaphorina citri) collected from 2011 to 2014, on Murraya paniculata, in the city of Seabra (Chapada Diamantina region).
References
* Abreu EFM, Lopes AC, Fernandes AM, Silva SWB, Barbosa CJ, Nascimento AS, Laranjeira FF, Andrade EC (2020) First report of HLB causal agent in psyllid in State of Bahia, Brazil. Neotropical Entomology (abst.). https://doi.org/10.1007/s13744-020-00783-w
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, restricted distribution view...
Colombia Present, few occurrences view...
Paraguay Present, restricted distribution view...
Venezuela Present, restricted distribution view...