EPPO Global Database

Raoiella indica(RAOIIN)

Distribution details in Martinique

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2005: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
From CABI Pest map 210 (2007): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/009) : first reported in 2004; indoors on the ornamental palm species Veitchia merrillii, and outdoors on Cocos nucifera.
* Flechtmann CHW, Etienne J (2004) The red palm mite, Raoiella indica Hirst, a threat to palms in the Americas (Acari: Prostigmata: Tenuipalpidae). Systematic and Applied Acarology 9, 109-110.
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* Flechtmann CHW, Etienne J (2005) Un nouvel acarien ravageur des palmiers. En Martinique premier signalement de Raoiella indica pour les Caraïbes. Phytoma – La Défense des Végétaux no. 584, 10-11.