EPPO Global Database

Phyllocnistis vitegenella(PHYNVI)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
EPPO Reporting Service (2012/032) : was first observed in 2009 in Ticino. As the pest was found in several municipalities of Mendrisiotto, it is suspected that it has been present for several years. For the moment, no economic damage has been reported in European vineyards.
* Cara C, Jermini M (2011) La mineuse américaine Phyllocnistis vitegenella un nouveau ravageur de la vigne au Tessin. Revue Suisse de Viticulture Arboriculture Horticulture 43(4), 224-230, 2011

* Jermini M, Cara C (2013) Mineuse américaine de la vigne: état des lieux au Tessin trois ans après son arrivée. Revue Suisse de Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 45(1), 71-72.
------- Present in all grapevine-growing areas of Ticino, populations are increasing and foliar damage is increasingly noticed. However, no negative impact on berry quality.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...