EPPO Global Database

Phyllocnistis citrella(PHYNCI)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1994: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1993
From CABI Pest map 274 (2003): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (94/163): first report 1993-05 in Florida.

EPPO Reporting Service (95/004): according to NAPPO, has spread to all 39 citrus-producing counties of Florida. Now in several orchards in Louisiana, and in one county in Texas. Because of rapid spread, no cooperative eradication program or Federal Regulation is being considered.
* Anonymous (1994) Leafminer threatens Florida citrus. NAPPO Newsletter 14(1), p 10.

* NAPPO (1994) NAPPO Newsletter 14(4), p 6 & 8.

* From OIRSA
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Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
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