EPPO Global Database

Opogona sacchari(OPOGSC)

Distribution details in Japan

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2004: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1986
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/088) : first detected in 1986 on Dracaena at the Moji Plant Protection Station (Kyushu). Then reported from other localities, mainly from the warm regions of Honshu, Shikoku, Kyushu and the Ryukyu Islands.
* Yoshimatsu S, Miyamoto Y, Hirowatari T, Yasuda K (2004) [Occurrence of Opogona sacchari (Bojer) in Japan (Lepidoptera: Tineidae)]. Japanese Journal of Applied Entomology and Zoology 48(2), 135-139 (in Japanese).