EPPO Global Database

Oxycarenus hyalinipennis(OXYAHY)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2010
Eradication in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: pest eradicated (2014-03)
Detected in 2010 on Stock Island and Fort Zachary Taylor State Park in Monroe county, Florida. Phytosanitary measures were immediately taken and eradication was officially declared successful in March 2014.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – USA. Cotton Seed Bug (Oxycarenus hyalinipennis) eradicated from Florida (2014-03-27). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Stocks SD (2014) Cotton seed bug declared eradicated in Florida. NPDN First Detector Network News 9(2), 1-2.