EPPO Global Database

Oxycarenus hyalinipennis(OXYAHY)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2010
Eradication in: 2014
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.