EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus peruvianus(PHENPR)

Distribution details in Austria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2015
Eradication in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated (2018-03)
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/026) : first found on sweet pepper plants (Capsicum annuum) in a greenhouse located in the region of Vienna, under eradication.

From NPPO (2018): eradication successfully completed (pest was not detected in the following years during targeted surveys in the greenhouse and its vicinity).
* Malumphy C, Moyses A, Kahrer A (2015) [First record of Bougainvillea mealybug (Phenacoccus peruvianus, Pseudococcidae) on sweet pepper in a greenhouse in Austria]. Journal für Kulturpflanzen 67(7), 254-256 (in German).

* NPPO of Austria (2015-02, 2018-03).
Situation in neighbouring countries
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