EPPO Global Database

Singhiella simplex(SINLSI)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2019
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/184) : first found in summer 2019, on Ficus benjamina trees planted in a public garden in the historical centre of the city of Reggio Calabria. Then found in most of the urban green areas of the city.
* Laudani F, Giunti G, Zimbalatti G, Campolo O, Palmeri V (2020) Singhiella simplex (Singh) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), a new aleyrodid species for Italy causing damage on Ficus. EPPO Bulletin 50(1), 268-270.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Present, few occurrences view...