Distribution details in Ecuador
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated
2020: Absent, invalid record
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: never occurred - Invalid presence records (2020-10)
From CABI Disease map 099 (2013): Present, no details
From NPPO (2020): the earlier record was based on a collection specimen (IMI, 1988), but upon investigations, it was found that there was no information available on its history (e.g. location, date, identification methods). In addition, the pathogen has never been detected during general surveillance activities and specific surveys. The NPPO of Ecuador officially confirmed the absence of this pathogen in October 2020.
* IMI (1988).
* NPPO of Ecuador via correspondance with CABI (2020-11).