EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Iraq

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2014
Found on Lantana camara and other host plants in residential gardens in the outskirts of Baghdad city, in the suburbs of Al-Ghadir and Al-Karrada Al-Sharqiya (observations carried ouf from August 2014 to July 2015).
Abul-Rassoul MS, Al-Malo IM, Hermiz FB (2015) First record and host plants of Solenopsis mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley, 1898 (Hemiptera, Pseudococcidae) from Iraq. Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter no 66, p 4.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iran Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...