EPPO Global Database

Aphis citricidus(TOXOCI)

Distribution details in Jamaica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2004: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1993
From CABI Pest map 132 (1998): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (1994/157) : first report 1993-04 in citrus orchards in the region of St Mary.

EPPO Reporting Service (1995/21) : confirms.

EPPO Reporting Service (2004/120) : widespread decline of trees grafted on sour orange was observed soon after the introduction of the aphid.
* Anonymous (1994) Caraphin - Plant Health, January-June 1994, 45 p.

* Etienne J, Martinez M, Alam MM (1993) Toxoptera citricidus en Jamaïque: nouveau signalement pour les Caraïbes (Hom. Aphididae). Nouvelle Revue d'Entomologie (Note Scientifique), 10(4), p 374.
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* Manzanero Majil, V. (2004) Citrus tristeza virus (CTV): its development in Belize. Caraphin News, no. 24, June 2004, 1-4.

* Yokomi RK, Lastra R, Stoetzel MB, Damsteegt VD, Lee RF, Garnsey SM, Gottwald TR, Rocha-Pena MA, Niblett CL (1994) Establishment of the brown citrus aphid (Homoptera: Aphididae) in Central America and the Caribbean Basin and transmission of citrus tristeza virus. Journal of Economic Entomology 87, 1978-1085.