EPPO Global Database

Pseudaulacaspis pentagona(PSEAPE)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2002: Absent, invalid record
From CABI Pest map 058 (1996): Present, no details
From NPPO: Absent, invalid record
According to Charles & Henderson (2002), records in Fernald (1903), McGillivray (1921), Borchsenius (1966) and Wise (1977), which have been widely cited elsewhere, are in fact erroneous.
* Charles JG, Henderson RC (2002) Catalogue of the exotic armoured scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Diaspididae) in New Zealand. Journal of the Royal Society of New Zealand 32(4), 587-615.