EPPO Global Database

Singhiella simplex(SINLSI)

Distribution details in Cyprus

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, seasonally (2014-11).
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/213) : incidentally found for the first time in July 2014 causing defoliation in Ficus plants.
* NPPO of Cyprus (2014-11).

* Compton SG, Stavrinides M, Kaponas C, Thomas PJ (2020) No escape: most insect colonisers of an introduced fig tree in Cyprus come from the plant’s native range. Biological Invasions, 22, 211–216. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10530-019-02132-4