EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus madeirensis(PHENMD)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/079) : first found in April 2010 in Crete on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. In June 2010 was first recorded in northern Greece in the Thessaloniki region, causing damage to leaves and stems of Ocimum basilicum. Also found in 2010 and 2011 in the regions of Kavala (Eastern Greece) and Xanthi (Thrace). Recorded in Kalamata (Peloponnese) in 2014.
References
* Jansen MGM, Ben-Dov Y, Kaydan BM (2010) New records of scale insects from Crete Island, Greece (Hem., Coccoidea). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 115(4), 483-484.
------- First found in Crete (Chania) on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis.

* Papadopoulou S, Chryssohoides C (2012) Phenacoccus madeirensis Green, 1923 (Homoptera: Pseudococcidae) on Ocimum basilicum: a new geographical record for Greece. EPPO Bulletin 42(1), 146-147.
------- Found in Thessaloniki, Kavala and Xanthi.

* Stathas GJ, Kartsonas ED, Darras AI (2015) Record of Phenacoccus peruvianus Granara de Willing and Phenacoccus madeirensis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) on new host ornamental plants in Greece. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 8, 12-14.
------- Found in Kalamata (Peloponnese) on Aloysia citriodora and on Osteospermum jucundum
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Turkey Present, no details view...