EPPO Global Database

Ophelimus maskelli(OPHEMA)

Distribution details in Portugal

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Pest map 757 (2011): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/119) : first detected in April 2006 near Lisbon on Eucalyptus camaldulensis. Surveys conducted in 2007 showed that O. maskelli mainly occurred in the south of Portugal (near the border with Spain) and in the centre, near Lisbon.
References
* Branco M, Boavida C, Durand N, Franco JC, Mendel Z (2009) Presence of the Eucalyptus gall wasp Ophelimus maskelli and its parasitoid Closterocerus chamaeleon in Portugal: first record, geographic distribution and host preference. Phytoparasitica 37(1), 51-54.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Islas Baleares Present, no details view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...