EPPO Global Database

Paraleyrodes minei(PARYMI)

Distribution details in Malta

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2016
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, in all parts of the area concerned (2017-05)
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/040) : first found in June 2016 in Msida on lemon trees, and subsequently in other localities. Considered established and widespread.

From NPPO (2017): confirms the above (pest found in citrus orchards in Msida, Iklin, Zabbar and Zejtun).
* Malumphy C, Mifsud D (2016) First record of the nesting whitefly, Paraleyrodes minei Iaccarino, 1990 (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) in Malta. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 8, 90-93.

* NPPO of Malta (2017-05).