EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Reunion

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1989
Comments
First found in 1989 (on Sideroxylon borbonicum in Vallée Heureuse). During an ecological survey carried out in mango orchards from March to May 2012, its main host plants were herbaceous weeds Abutilon asiaticum and Malvastrum coromandelianum.
References
* Delpoux C, Germain J.F. Delvare G, Franck A, Normand F, Quilici S (2013) Les cochenilles à sécrétions cireuses sur manguiers à la Réunion. Icerya seychellarum, ravageur en recrudescence. Phytoma- La Défense des Végétaux no. 665, 45-49.