EPPO Global Database

Phyllocnistis citrella(PHYNCI)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1994
From CABI Pest map 274 (2003): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (1996/142) : EPPO Technical Document no 1023.

According to Slimane-Kharrat (2017): first found in 1994, it has since spread to all Tunisian citrus-growing regions.
* Chermiti, B.; Braham, M.; Znaidi, M.; Gahbiche, H.; Messelmani, B.; Dali, M.; Messelmani, H. (2001) Journal of Applied Entomology 125 (1/2), 45-52.

* Chermiti, B.; Gahbiche, H.; Braham, M.; Znaidi, M.; Dali, M. (1999) Fruits (Paris) 54 (1), 11-22.

* Kheder, S. B.; Jerraya, A.; Jrad, F.; Fezzani, M. (2002) Fruits (Paris) 57 (1), 29-42.

* Slimane-Kharrat S (2017) Field testing of the sex pheromone of Phyllocnistis citrella in citrus orchards in
Tunisia. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection 12(2), 189-195.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, no details view...
Libya Present, no details view...