EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus madeirensis(PHENMD)

Distribution details in Algeria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2018
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/177) : first detected in summer 2018 in private gardens in Salamandre (north-western Algeria), feeding on ornamental plants: Hibiscus rosa‐sinensis, Hibiscus syriacus, Cestrum nocturnum, and Aloysia citriodora (Guenaoui et al., 2019).
* Guenaoui Y,Watson GW, Labdaoui ZE (2019) First record of the mealybug Phenacoccus madeirensis Green, 1923 (Hemiptera: Coccomorpha: Pseudococcidae) in Algeria. EPPO Bulletin 49(2), 352–354. DOI:https://doi.org/10.1111/epp.12574
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
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