EPPO Global Database

Tilletia controversa(TILLCO)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Absent, invalid record
From NPPO: Absent, invalid record
From country itself (1992): recorded on Hordeum leporinum in New South Wales, South Australia and Western Australia. Not recorded on any other host including Triticum aestivum.

In 2011, Biosecurity Australia officially informed CABI that all previous records of Tilletia controversa were now considered as misidentifications of T. trabutii.
* Correspondance with CABI (2011-07) based on information sent by Biosecurity Australia.

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports. Australia (AUS-70/1 of 2015-07-27) Absence of Tilletia controversa from Australia. https://www.ippc.int/countries/australia/pestreports/2015/07/absence-of-tilletia-controversa-from-australia
------- All past records were misidentifications of T. trabutii.