EPPO Global Database

Metcalfa pruinosa(METFPR)

Distribution details in Spain

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
* Pérez-Gómez A, Sánchez I, Baena M (2020) [New records of alien hemiptera (Insecta: Hemiptera) in Andalusia (South of Spain)]. Revista de la Sociedad Gaditana de Historia Natural 14, 9-19 (in Spanish).
------- Andalucia (on Ceratonia siliqua in Jerez de la Frontera and Quercus canariensis in Algeciras).

* Pons, X. Lumbierres, B. Garcia, S. Manetti, P. L. (2002) Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) (Homoptera: Flatidae), a potential pests of ornamental plants in green urban spaces of Catalonia? Boletin de Sanidad Vegetal, Plagas 28(2), 217-222.
------- Widespread along the coast in Cataluna (Figueres, Girona, Barcelona, Vilanova i la Geltru, Tarragona and Salou ).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...