EPPO Global Database

Prodiplosis longifila(PRDILO)

Distribution details in Bolivia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2016
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/133) : found on Jatropha clavuligera. Not reported on crop plants such as tomato. Considered as a potential biological control agent for J. gossypiifolia in Australia.
* Dhileepan K, Neser S, Rumiz D, Raman A, Sharma A (2017) Host associations of gall-inducing Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) from Bolivia: Implications for its use as a biological control agent for Jatropha gossypiifolia (Euphorbiaceae). Florida Entomologist, 100(4), 777-786. https://doi.org/10.1653/024.100.0402
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Peru Present, no details view...