EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2015
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/146) : first found in 2015 in 2 locations (Northern Israel) on various ornamentals.
* Spodek M, Watson GW, Mendel Z (2016) The pink hibiscus mealybug, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae), a new threat to Israel's agriculture and horticulture. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 46(2), 311–312.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Egypt Present, no details view...
Lebanon Present, no details view...