EPPO Global Database

Marchalina hellenica(MARCHE)

Distribution details in Australia

Situation
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)
Comments
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.
References
* INTERNET
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/