EPPO Global Database

Maconellicoccus hirsutus(PHENHI)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/070) : first found during summer 2014 in different localities of Sousse governorate (Akouda, Chott Mariem, Port Kantaoui).
References
* Ben Halima-Kamel M, Germain JF, Mdellel F (2015) First records of two mealybugs, Maconellicoccus hirsutus (Green) and Phenacoccus peruvianus Granara de Willink, in Tunisia and the North of Africa. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 45(1), 139–143.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Absent, invalid record view...