EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus peruvianus(PHENPR)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/079) : first found in Paros island in 2012. Also detected in September 2013 near Athens on Cestrum nocturnum.
References
* Gkounti V, Milonas P (2013) First record of the bougainvillea mealybug Phenacoccus peruvianus in Greece. Entomologia Hellenica 22, 16-18.
------- Found in Paros Island in autum 2012 on bougainvillea.

* 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 Athens on Cestrum nocturnum.