EPPO Global Database

Ophelimus maskelli(OPHEMA)

Distribution details in Iraq

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2016
Comments
First found in February 2016 in different nurseries near Husseiniya (province of Karbala). The parasitoid Closterocerus chamaeleon was also found.
References
* Al-Sweedi TMM, Lahuf AA (2016) First record of Closterocerus chamaeleon (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae), parasitoid of the eucalyptus gall wasp Ophelimus maskelli (Ashmead) in Central Iraq. Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter no. 69, p 5.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iran Absent, unreliable record view...
Turkey Present, no details view...