EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Iran

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
From CABI Pest map 761 (2012): Present, no details
Comments
First found in 2009. Serious damage observed in ornamental and fruit trees in Hormozgan province.
References
* Moghaddam M, Bagheri AN (2010) A new record of mealybug pest in the south of Iran, Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Journal of Entomological Society of Iran 30(1), 67-69.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iraq Present, no details view...
Pakistan Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, few occurrences view...