EPPO Global Database

Pseudacysta perseae(PSEYPE)

Distribution details in Puerto Rico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1990
From CABI Pest map 772 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/117) : occurrence in Puerto Rico. This pest of avocado is spreading in the Americas.
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* Medina-Gaud S, Segarra-Carmona AE, Franqui RA (1991) The avocado lacewing bug, Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann) (Hemiptera: Tingidae) in Puerto Rico. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 75(2), 185-187 (abst.).

* Sandoval Cabrera MF, Cermeli M (2005) Presencia de Pseudacysta perseae (Heidemann, 1908) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Tingidae) en Venezuela. Entomotropica 20(3), 271-273.

* 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.