EPPO Global Database

Scaphoideus titanus(SCAPLI)

Distribution details in Portugal

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2001
EPPO Reporting Service (2003/152) : first found in northern Portugal in 2001, but grapevine flavescence dorée phytoplasma not found at that time.

EPPO Reporting Service (2020/027) : first found in Madeira in July 2010. Surveys conducted from 2010 to 2017 have shown that S. titanus is common in the main wine-producing areas in the north of Madeira, but flavescence dorée has NOT been detected.
* Aguin-Pombo D, Aguiar AMF, Cravo D (2020) First report of Scaphoideus titanus for Madeira Island. EPPO Bulletin 50(3), 564-567.

* De Sousa, E.; Cardoso, F.; Casati, P.; Bianco, P.A.; Guimarães, M.; Pereira, V. (2003) Detection and identification of phytoplasmas belonging t 16SrV-D in Scaphoideus titanus adults in Portugal (abst. p 78). Extended abstracts of papers and posters presented at the 14th ICVG Conference, Locorotondo, IT, 2003-09-12/17.

* De Sousa E, Sa C, Cardoso F, Mesquita M, Oliveira A, Casati P, Bianco PA (2009) Epidemics of flavescence dorée disease in Portugal. Progrès Agricole et Viticole HS, 178-179.

* Quartau JA, Guimaraes JM, Andre G (2001) On the occurrence in Portugal of the nearctic Scaphoideus titanus Ball (Homoptera, Cicadellidae), the natural vector of the grapevine ‘Flavescence doree’ (FD). Bulletin OILB/SROP 24(7), 273-276.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...