EPPO Global Database

Singhiella simplex(SINLSI)

Distribution details in Mexico

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2010
Comments
First identified in June 2012 (but probably present since 2010) in various localities in the state of Morelos on Ficus benjamina. It was then found in other states (Morelos, Puebla, Guerrero, Mexico, Distrito Federal, Tamaulipas and Nayarit) mainly in urban ficus trees.
References
* González-Julián P, Carapia VE, Muñoz-Viveros AL, Castañeda-García CN (2013) Registro de la mosca blanca del Ficus Singhiella simplex (Singh, 1931) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae), en México. Entomologia Mexicana 12(2), 1488-1493.

* Myartseva SN, Coronado-Blanco JM, Ruíz-Cancino E (2013) [First records of 'ficus whitefly' Singhiella simplex (Singh, 1931) (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) for Tamaulipas and Nayarit, México]. Dugesiana 20(2), 81-82 (in Spanish).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
United States of America Florida Present, no details view...
United States of America California Present, no details view...
United States of America Present, restricted distribution view...