EPPO Global Database

Parabemisia myricae(PRABMY)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2000: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1990
From CABI Pest map 479 (1992): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
On citrus in Sicilia, Calabria and Basilicata.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/104) : now in all citrus-growing areas in Italy. Parasitoids maintain populations at low levels.
References
* Martin JH, Mifsud D, Rapisarda C (2000) The whiteflies (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) of Europe and the Mediterranean Basin. Bulletin of Entomological Research 90, 407-448.

* NPPO of Italy (1992).

* Rapisarda, C. et al. (1990) Parabemisia myricae, un nuovo aleirodide degli agrumi in Italia. Informatore fitopatologico 12, 25-30.

* Viggiani, G. (1996) Fenologia, dinamica delle popolazioni e parassitoidi di Parabemisia myricae (Kuwana) (Homoptera: Aleyrodidae) in Campania. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia Agraria 'Filippo Silvestri', Portici, vol. 51, 137-153.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, few occurrences view...