EPPO Global Database

Ophelimus maskelli(OPHEMA)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2006: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 757 (2011): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/188) : first reported in Italy in 2000, as O. eucalypti (but later opinion is that the latter has only been introduced into New Zealand, and that the species in the Mediterranean is O. maskelli)

Now found in Toscana, Campania, Calabria, Sicilia, Lazio. Not causing very much damage.
* Arzone A, Alma A (2000) [A gall Eulophid of Eucalyptus in Italy]. Informatore Fitopatologico no. 12, 43-46.

* Bella S, Loverde G (2002) Presenza nell’Italia continentale e in Sicilia di Ophelimus prope eucalypti (Gahan) e Aprosptocetus sr, galligeni degli eucalipti. Naturalista siciliano, S. IV, XXVI(3-4), 191-197.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Corse Present, no details view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...