EPPO Global Database

Marchalina hellenica(MARCHE)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: but managed, only in some areas (2017-06)
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/101) : first found in November 2014 in Melbourne (Victoria state) and Adelaide (South Australia). Under official control.

From NPPO (2017): no longer found in South Australia but eradication is no longer considered to be possible in Victoria.
Department of Environment and Primary Industries (DEPI), State Government of Victoria, Australia (2015) Giant pine scale. http://www.depi.vic.gov.au/agriculture-and-food/pests-diseases-and-weeds/pest-insects-and-mites/giant-pine-scale

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports
- Australia (AUS-69/3 of 2017-06-06) Marchalina hellenica in Victoria. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/australia/pestreports/2015/07/detection-of-marchalina-hellenica-in-victoria-and-south-australia/
– Australia (AUS-69/2 of 2015-07-13) Detection of Marchalina hellenica in Victoria and South Australia. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/australia/pestreports/