EPPO Global Database

Ophelimus maskelli(OPHEMA)

Distribution details in Algeria

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Pest map 757 (2011): Present, no details
Comments
First galls were observed in 2008 in Béjaïa, but it is considered that the pest was probably introduced earlier.
References
* Caleca V (2010) First record in Algeria of two eulophid wasps: Closterocerus chamaeleon (Girault) and its host, the eucalyptus gall wasp Ophelimus maskelli (Ashmead) (Hymenoptera Eulophidae) Naturalista siciliano, S.IV, XXXIV (1-2), 201-206.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Morocco Present, widespread view...
Tunisia Present, no details view...