EPPO Global Database

Ophiomyia kwansonis(OPHOKW)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2011
From CABI Pest map 779 (2013): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/010)
First found in March 2011 during a phytosanitary inspection of a nursery in Apopka, Orange county. The pest has also been found in Alachua, Duval, Lake, Nassau, Orange, Seminole and St. Johns counties.
Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. Pest Alert: Daylily leafminer Ophiomyia kwansonis Sasakawa (Diptera: Agromyzidae), new to North America, including Florida by Steck GJ & Williams GL (dated 2012-05-22). http://www.freshfromflorida.com/pi/pest-alerts/pdf/ophiomyia-kwansonis.pdf

* Williams, G. L.; Steck, G. J. (2012) Inspector Findings in Kentucky XVI (III), 2-4. http://www.uky.edu/Ag/NurseryInspection/newsletter/12news/July2012.pdf