EPPO Global Database

'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus'(LIBEAS)

Distribution details in Mexico

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas and subject to official control to mitigate risk of introduction and spread (2010-08)
From CABI Disease map 766 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
It was first detected in 2009 in a sample of psyllids (Diaphorina citri) collected from the municipality of Tizimin, Yucatan. Huanglongbing was then detected in backyard citrus trees in several municipalities in the states of: Campeche, Colima, Jalisco, Nayarit, Quintana Roo, Sinaloa and Yucatan. Under official control.
References
* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports (Mexico). http://www.pestalert.org
- Detection of Huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) in the municipality of Tizimin, Yucatan, Mexico (2009-07-08)
- Update on the detection of Huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) in backyard trees in the States of Yucatan and Quintana Roo, Mexico (2009-10-15)
- Update on the detection of Huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) in backyard trees in Mexico (2009-12-10)
- Detection of Huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) in the Municipality of Calakmul, Campeche, Mexico (2010-04-12)
- Detection of Huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) in the Municipality of Tecoman, Colima, Mexico (2010-04-30)
- Detection of Huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) in the Municipalities of Mazatlan and Escuinapa, Sinaloa, Mexico (2010-08-13)
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belize Present, restricted distribution view...
Guatemala Present, no details view...
United States of America Alabama Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Louisiana Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Texas Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America California Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America South Carolina Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America Georgia Present, widespread view...
United States of America Florida Present, widespread view...