EPPO Global Database

Prodiplosis longifila(PRDILO)

Distribution details in Jamaica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2000: Absent, invalid record
The pest present in Jamaica was confirmed in consultation with Dr R. Gagné (who described P. longifila) as an undetermined species of Contarinia.
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* Lawrence JL, Edwards CA, Schroeder M, Martin RD, McDonald FD, Gold-Smith J (2000) An integrated approach for managing hot pepper pests in the Caribbean. Proceedings of the BCPC Conference: Pests and diseases (Brighton, GB, 2000-11-13/16), Volume 1, 239-244.