EPPO Global Database

Parasaissetia nigra(SAISNI)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 573 (1997): Absent, pest no longer present
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/194) : established in Sicilia and LIguria.
* Ben-Dov Y (1993) A systematic catalogue of the soft scale insects of the world. Sandhill Crane Press, 536 pp.

* Mazzeo G, Nucifora S, Longo S (2020) Definitive confirmation of establishment of Parasaissetia nigra (Nietner) (Hemiptera, Coccidae) in Sicily (Italy), with notes on its association with a new host, Syzygium myrtifolium Walp. EPPO Bulletin 50(2), 295–298.

* Pellizzari G (2010) New data on the Italian scale insect fauna (Hemiptera, Coccoidea). Acta Phytopathologica et Entomologica Hungarica 45(1), 89–92.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, no pest record view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovenia Absent, no pest record view...