EPPO Global Database

Liriomyza huidobrensis(LIRIHU)

Distribution details in Australia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2020
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: not widely distributed and under official control (2021-07)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2021/001) : first found in October 2020 near Sydney (New South Wales), and in December 2020 in the Fassifern Valley (Queensland). Eradication is no longer considered feasible.
References
* Anon. (1984) Plant Quarantine Leaflet, Commonwealth Department of Health, Australia No. 39, 4 pp.
------- Establishment prevented by stringent quarantine measures.

* INTERNET
- Government of New South Wales. Department of Primary Industries (2020-11) Serpentine leafminer. https://www.dpi.nsw.gov.au/biosecurity/plant/insect-pests-and-plant-diseases/exotic-leaf-miners
- Government of Queensland. The Beatsheet. Pest management for Australia’s Northern Grains region (2020-12) Serpentine leafminer – another exotic leaf-mining fly now in Australia. https://thebeatsheet.com.au/serpentine-leafminer-another-exotic-leaf-mining-fly-now-in-australia/

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports
Australia (AUS-103/3 of 2021-07-30) Liriomyza huidobrensis (serpentine leafminer) in New South Wales and Queensland. https://www.ippc.int/fr/countries/australia/pestreports/2021/07/liriomyza-huidobrensis-in-new-south-wales-and-queensland/

* NPPO of Australia (1993).
------- Intercepted only.