EPPO Global Database

Mononychellus tanajoa(MONNTA)

Distribution details in Uganda

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1988: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1971
Introduced into Africa from South America. First found in 1971 near Kampala.
* Lyon WF (1973) A plant feeding mite Mononychellus tanajoa (Bondar) (Acarina: Tetranychidae) new to the African continent threatens cassava (Manihot esculenta Crantz) in Uganda East Africa. Pans, 19, 36-37.

* Yaninek JS, Herren HR (1988) Introduction and spread of the cassava green mite, Mononychellus tanajoa (Bondar) (Acari: Tetranychidae), an exotic pest in Africa and the search for appropriate control methods: a review. Bulletin of Entomological Research 78, 1–13.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Kenya Present, no details view...
Rwanda Present, no details view...
Tanzania Present, no details view...