EPPO Global Database

Prostephanus truncatus(PROETR)

Distribution details in South Africa

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1999: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1999
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/099) : first report in 1999-05. Found in pheromone traps near northeastern border of Kruger National Park (adjacent to Zimbabwe and Mozambique)
* Giliomee JH (2011) Recent establishment of many alien insects in South Africa – a cause of concern. African Entomology 19(1), 151-155.

* Muatinte BL, Van den berg J, Santos LA (2014) Prostephanus truncatus in Africa: a review of biological trends and perspectives on future pest management strategies. African Crop Science Journal 22(3), 237 - 256

* NPPO of South Africa, IPPC Secretariat, 1999-05.