EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in China

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Pest map 761 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/082) : invasive mealybug which is a serious threat to cotton production in China.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/150) : in China, P. solenopsis was first found in August 2008 in Guangzhou city on Hibiscus rosa-sinensis. Field surveys carried out from 2008 to 2010 showed that it occurs in 8 provinces: Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan Yunnan, and Zhejiang. In South China, its distribution is scattered. The pest has mainly been found on hibiscus, but attacked cotton crops have been reported in Jiangxi and Hunan.
References
* Ahmed MZ, Ma J, Qiu BL, He RR, Wu MT, Liang F, Zhao JP, Lin L, Hu XN, Lu LH, Breinholt JW, Lu YY (2015) Genetic record for a recent invasion of Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in Asia. Environmental Entomology 44(3), 907-918.

* Fand BB, Suroshe SS (2015) The invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, a threat to tropical and subtropical agricultural and horticultural production systems - A review. Crop Protection 69, 34-43.

* Martin JH, Lau CSK (2011) The Hemiptera-Sternorrhyncha (Insecta) of Hong Kong, China—an annotated inventory citing voucher specimens and published records. Zootaxa 2847, 1–122.
-------- Hong Kong.

* Wan FH, Yan NW (2016) Invasion and management of agricultural alien insects in China. Annual Review of Entomology 61, 77-98.

* Zhang R, Wang Y, Li Y (2010) Discovery of a new invasive mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) in China. Abstract of a paper presented at the Potential Invasive Pests Workshop (Miami, US, 2010-10-10/14), p 71.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
India Goa Present, no details view...
India Uttar Pradesh Present, no details view...
India Bihar Present, no details view...
India Tamil Nadu Present, no details view...
India Madhya Pradesh Present, no details view...
India West Bengal Present, no details view...
India Haryana Present, no details view...
India Maharashtra Present, no details view...
India Rajasthan Present, no details view...
India Delhi Present, no details view...
India Karnataka Present, no details view...
India Jharkand Present, no details view...
India Present, no details view...
India Andhra Pradesh Present, no details view...
India Gujarat Present, no details view...
India Punjab Present, no details view...
Pakistan Present, no details view...
Vietnam Present, no details view...