EPPO Global Database

Bactericera cockerelli(PARZCO)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Pest map 793 (2015): Present, widespread
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/089) : B. cokerelli was discovered in 2006 in Auckland, and it is now established throughout the North Island and the northern part of the South Island.
References
* Biosecurity Australia (2009) Draft pest risk analysis report for ‘Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous’ in fresh fruit, potato tubers, nursery stock and its vector the tomato-potato psyllid. Biosecurity Australia, Canberra, 110 pp. http://www.daff.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/1108691/Candidatus_Liberibacter_psyllaurous_draft_PRA_20090506.pdf

* Liefting LW, Perez-Egusquiza, Clover GRG, Anderson JAD (2008) A new ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species in Solanum tuberosum in New Zealand. Plant Disease 92(10), p 1474.

* Liefting LW, Ward LI, Shiller JB, Clover GRG (2008) A new ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species in Solanum betaceum (tamarillo) and Physalis peruviana (Cape gooseberry) in New Zealand. Plant Disease 92(11), p 1588.