EPPO Global Database

Pseudacysta perseae(PSEYPE)

Distribution details in French Guiana

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2003
From CABI Pest map 772 (2013): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/117) : occurrence in French Guiana. This pest of avocado is spreading in the Americas.
References
* Anonymous (2018) Principaux organismes nuisibles par plantes hôtes en Guyane. Direction de l'Agriculture, de l'Alimentation et de la Forêt de Guyane - Service de l'Alimentation, 68 pp.
------- On Persea americana.

* Etienne, J.; Streito, J. C. (2008) Bulletin de la Société Entomologique de France 113 (1), 121-122.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Trinidad and Tobago. Presence of New Pest of Avocado (Persea americana) in Trinidad and Tobago (2011-08-29). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Rugman-Jones PF, Hoddle MS, Phillips PA, Jeong GS, Stouthamer R (2012) Strong genetic structure among populations of the invasive avocado pest Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann) (Hemiptera: Tingidae) reveals the source of introduced populations. Biological Invasions 14(6), 1079-1100.

* Streito JC, Morival Y (2005) Première capture en Guyane française de Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann, 1908) un ravageur de l’avocatier (Heteroptera, Tingidae). Nouvelle Revue d’Entomologie (NS) 22(2), 191-192.