EPPO Global Database

Pseudococcus comstocki(PSECCO)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
First found in 2004, increasingly present in the orchards of Southern France.
* Germain JF (2007) Invasive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) recorded from France. Procceedings of the XI International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies (Oeiras, PT, 2007-09-24/27).

* Kreiter P, Germain JF (2005) Pseudococcus comstocki, espèce nouvelle pour la France et Aonidiella citrina, nouvelle pour la Corse (Hem., Pseudococcidae et Diaspididae). Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 110(2), p 32.

* Kreiter P, Germain JF, Balmes V, Belet A, Cambournac L, Correa M, Descamps S, Faten A, Graverol S, Henry S, Japoshvili G, Lépinay V, Paris B, Ris N, Tourlourat A, Warot S, Robert F (2020) Diversité des cochenilles en horticulture ornementale. Phytoma no. 736, 41-46.
------- Specimens collected in Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region and Bretagne.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...