EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Mexico

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 100 (2004): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/172) : found in Mexicali, Baja California (it had previously intercepted in USA on consignments originating in Mexico).

EPPO Reporting Service (2001/012) : confirmation that the outbreak is limited to the Mexicali valley in Baja California, and San Luis Rio Colorado in Sonora. Under eradication in cooperation with USA.

Further details on the eradication campaign can be found in NAPPO Newsletter September 2002.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/083) : separate find in Nayarit site, on Tectona grandis. Present in areas of El Porvenir, San Vicente, Valle de Banderas, San Jose, San Juan de Abajo, Colomo (total infested area 63 ha).

From Cham et al. (2019): also found on Annona muricata in Nayarit state.
References
* Cham AK, Luna-Esquivel G, Robles-Bermudez A, Rios-Velasco C, Coronado-Blanco JM, Cambero-Campos OJ (2019) Insects associated with the soursop (Annona muricata L.) crop in Nayarit, Mexico. Florida Entomologist 102(2), 359-365. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0211
-------- On Annona muricata in Nayarit state.

* Miller, D. R. (1999) Insecta Mundi 13 (3/4), 189-203.

* NAPPO Pest Alert. News Stories (2004-03-08). Detection of Pink Hibiscus Mealybug (Maconellicoccus hirsutus Green), in the municipality of Bahia de Banderas in the State of Nayarit, Mexico. http://www.pestalert.org

* University of Florida. Pest Alert posting, 1999-09-03. Pink hibiscus mealybug. http://extlab7.entnem.ufl.edu/PestAlert/
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belize Present, no details view...
Guatemala Absent, unreliable record view...
United States of America Hawaii Present, no details view...
United States of America Georgia Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Texas Present, no details view...
United States of America Florida Present, few occurrences view...
United States of America Louisiana Present, no details view...
United States of America New York Present, no details view...
United States of America Alabama Present, no details view...
United States of America North Carolina Present, no details view...
United States of America Oklahoma Present, no details view...
United States of America South Carolina Present, no details view...
United States of America Tennessee Present, no details view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...
United States of America California Present, restricted distribution view...