EPPO Global Database

Phenacoccus solenopsis(PHENSO)

Distribution details in Turkey

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2012
First found in 2012 on ornamental plants in the city center of Adana (Mediterranean region).

Also in Northern Turkish Republic of Cyprus.
* Kaydan MB, Caliskan AF, Ulusoy MR (2013) New record of invasive mealybug Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 43(1), 169-171.
------- First report.

* Öztemiz S, Doğanlar M (2015) Invasive plant pests (Insecta and Acarina) of Turkey. Munis Entomology & Zoology 10(1), 144-159.

* Ülgentürk S, Hocaali SŞ (2019) Pest Status of Dactylopius opuntiae (Cockerell) (Hemiptera: Dactylopiidae) and New Records of Scale Insects from Northern Turkish Republic of Cyprus. Munis Entomology & Zoology 14(1): 294-300
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Present, restricted distribution view...
Greece Kriti Present, restricted distribution view...
Iran Present, restricted distribution view...
Iraq Present, no details view...