EPPO Global Database

Ophelimus maskelli(OPHEMA)

Distribution details in Morocco

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2002
From CABI Pest map 757 (2011): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/188)

Presence confirmed by Kissayi & Benhalima (2018). First found in 2002, and now widespread. One of its parasitoids, Closterocerus chamaeleon was also found. High levels of parasitism might explain the low level of damage observed on eucalyptus in Morocco.
References
* INTERNET
FAO website - New website on forest invasive species. http://www.fao.org/newsroom/en/news/2005/100308/index.html
------- As Ophelimus eucalypti.

* Kissayi K, Benhalima S (2018) Ophelimus maskelli (Ashmead) et son parasito€ıde Closterocerus chamaeleon (Girault) (Hymenoptera: Eulophidae) au Maroc. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 48(2), 293-299.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, no details view...
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...