EPPO Global Database

Solenopsis invicta(SOLEIN)

Distribution details in China

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2004
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, only in some areas (2011-07)
From CABI Pest map 745 (2010): Present, no details
Comments
First found in Guangdong province in September 2004. In 2011, it was reported to occur in 4 provinces: Guangdong, Guangxi, Fujian and Hunan province (infesting an area of approx. 12.88 thousands ha).
References
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – China. Solenopsis invicta Buren (2011-07-06 ). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Wan FH, Yan NW (2016) Invasion and management of agricultural alien insects in China. Annual Review of Entomology 61, 77-98.