EPPO Global Database

Metcalfa pruinosa(METFPR)

Distribution details in Croatia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/062) : In 2006, M. pruinosa was found in new sites in Croatia (Zagreb, Hvar, and Vrgorac).

According to Matošević & Pernek (2011), also found on several tree species (Acer palmatum, A. japonicum, Fraxinus angustifolia, Platanus, Sambucus nigra) in Zagreb, Skradin and near Jastrebarsko.
* Gotlin Culjak T, Ostojic I, Skelin I, Grubisic D, Jelovcan S (2007) [Metcalfa pruinosa (Say, 1830) (Homoptera: Flatidae) - potentially threatening pest in new areas.] Entomologia Croatica 11(1-2), 75-81 (in Croatian).

* Matošević D, Pernek M (2011) [Alien and invasive insects in Croatian forest ecosystems and estimate of their damage]. Šumarksi list 264-271 (abst.).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bosnia and Herzegovina Present, restricted distribution view...
Hungary Present, no details view...
Montenegro Present, no details view...
Serbia Present, no details view...
Slovenia Present, no details view...