EPPO Global Database

Ripersiella hibisci(RHIOHI)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, pest eradicated
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: pest eradicated, confirmed by survey (2018-04)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/045) : infestations found in 2000 on bonsai plants of Celtis, Serissa and Zelkova imported from China. Containment and eradication measures applied. No further infestations found.
References
* Jansen MGM (2001) Instar identification and some notes about the life cycle of Rhizoecus hibisci Kawai ; Takagi (Coccoidea: Pseudococcidae). Bollettino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura, Serie II, 33(3), 53-56.

* NPPO of the Netherlands (2001-02, 2017-06, 2018-04).

* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Transient, under eradication view...
Germany Present, few occurrences view...