EPPO Global Database

Tetranychus mexicanus(TETRME)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: Pest eradicated (2019-10)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/223) : The mite was found on the 11th of October 2018 at a retail company in a greenhouse on pot plants of Beaucarnea recurvata. Under eradication.

From NPPO (2019): the outbreak above was officially declared eradicated in October 2019.
References
* NPPO of the Netherlands (2018-10, 2019-10)

INTERNET
Ministry of Agriculture Nature and Food Quality. Netherlands Food and Consumer Product Safety Authority.
- First outbreak of Tetranychus mexicanus (spider mite) on ornamental plants of Beaucarnea recurvata in a professional greenhouse. https://english.nvwa.nl/binaries/nvwa-en/documents/plant/plant-health/pest-reporting/documents/pest-report---first-outbreak-of-tetranychus-mexicanus-on-ornamental-plants-of-beaucarnea-recurvata-in-a-professional-greenhouse/201810_NL_Pest_REPORT_Tetranychus_mexicanus.pdf

-Eradication confirmed of the first outbreak of Tetranychus mexicanus (spider mite) on ornamental plants of Beaucarnea recurvata in a professional greenhouse. https://english.nvwa.nl/binaries/nvwa-en/documents/plant/plant-health/pest-reporting/documents/eradication-confirmed-of-the-first-outbreak-october-2018-of-tetranychus-mexicanus-spider-mite-on-ornamental-plants-of-beaucarnea-recurvata/201910_NL_Pest_REPORT_Tetranychus_mexicanus_eradicated.pdf