EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Cyprus

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2010
From NPPO: Present, widespread
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/069) : first reported in 2010 on hibicus in private gardens and garden centres. Widespread, under official control
* NPPO of Cyprus (2010-02).

* Ülgentürk S, Kaydan MB, Hocaali Şişman S (2015) New scale insect (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha) records for the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus. Türkiye Entomoloji Bülteni 5(2), 59-68.
------- In Famagusta on Albizzia, Ligustrum and in Girne on Jasminum sambac, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.