EPPO Global Database

Liriomyza huidobrensis(LIRIHU)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2003
From CABI Pest map 568 (1996): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (98/212): a survey in 1996-09/1997-10 showed that L. huidobrensis was the most widespread leafminer on vegetables in Greece, on both mainland and islands. It was found on tomato, bean, potato, cucumber, courgette and celery.
References
* Anagnou-Veroniki M, Papaioannou-Souliotis P, Karanastasi E, Giannopolitis CN (2008) New records of plant pests and weeds in Greece, 1990-2007. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 1(2), 55-78.
------- First found in Crete in 1993 and soon after all over Greece.

* Souliotis C, Grosomanidi P, Süss L (1998) Contribution to the knowledge of Agromyzidae (Diptera) in the cultivated vegetables of Greece. Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Series II, 30(1), 117-123.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...