EPPO Global Database

Metcalfa pruinosa(METFPR)

Distribution details in Italy (Sardegna)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
* Girolami, V. Mazzon, L. (1999) Control of Metcalfa pruinosa using Neodryinus typhlocybae. Informatore Agrario 55(19), 87-91 (abst.).
------- Sardegna.

* Pantaleoni RA, Cesaroni C, Cossu S, Deliperi S, Fadda L, Fois X, Lentini A, Loi A, Loru L, Molinu A, Nuvoli MT, Ramassini W, Sassu A, Serra G, Verdinelli M (2012) Impact of alien insect pests on Sardinian landscape and culture. Biodiversity Journal 3(4), 297-310.
------- Not frequently found on citrus, on other plants it is causing little damage only.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, no details view...
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Present, no details view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...