EPPO Global Database

Metcalfa pruinosa(METFPR)

Distribution details in Romania

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2011
First found during August-October 2011 on fruit trees and grapevines in urban areas near Bucarest.
* Chireceanu C, Gutue C (2011) Metcalfa pruinosa (Say) (Hemiptera: Flatidae) identified in a new South Eastern area of Romania. Proceedings of the Annual Zoological Congress of ‘Grigore Antipa’ Museum (Bucarest, 2011-11-23/25), p 175.

* Grozea I, Gogan A, Virtiu AM, Goreza A, Stef R, Molnar L, Carabet A, Dinnesen S (2011) Metcalfa pruinosa Say (insecta: homoptera: flatidae): A new pest in Romania. African Journal of Agricultural Research 6(27), 5870-5877.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, no details view...
Hungary Present, no details view...
Serbia Present, no details view...
Ukraine Present, restricted distribution view...