EPPO Global Database

Phyllocnistis citrella(PHYNCI)

Distribution details in Lebanon

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1998: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 274 (2003): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (97/107): first occurred 25 years ago, then disappeared to be found again 3 years ago.

EPPO Reporting Service (98/186): very serious threat to citriculture
* Kfoury, L.; El-Amil, R. (1998) Les insectes ravageurs des agrumes au Liban - La situation en 1997. Phytoma no. 508, 38-39.

* Kfoury, L.; Haddad, N.; Jabbour, S. (1999) International Pest Control 41 (5), 182-184.

* Methni, J. (1996) Plant Protection News from Arab and Near East countries – Lebanon. Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter, FAO, no. 23, p 28
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Israel Present, widespread view...
Syria Present, restricted distribution view...