EPPO Global Database

Oemona hirta(OEMOHI)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/177) : O. hirta is a common pest in New Zealand where it attacks citrus but also many other plants (fruit crops, ornamental and forest trees). It occurs on both Islands.
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