EPPO Global Database

Comstockaspis perniciosa(QUADPE)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2008: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 007 (1989): Present, no details
Comments
Female identified in 2005 on Malus in Athens (Milonas et al., 2008), but the presence of this scale had been reported earlier (Argyriou, 1983).
References
* Argyriou L (1983) Distribution of scales in Greece. In: Drosopoulos S (Ed.) 1st International Congress concerning the Rynchota fauna of the Balkans and adjacent regions. Microlimni Prespes, 14-15.

* Milonas PG, Kozar F, Kontodimas DCS (2007) List of scale insects of Greece. Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies (Oeiras, PT, 2007-09-24/27), 143-147.

* Milonas PG, Kozar F, Kontodimas DC (2008) New data on the scale insects (Homoptera: Coccoidea) of the Greek entomofauna. Hellenic Plant Protection Journal 1(1), 32-34.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Albania Present, no details view...
Bulgaria Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...