EPPO Global Database

Unaspis citri(UNASCI)

Distribution details in Portugal

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 149 (1962): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/037) : long established on the island of San Miguel in Açores, despite earlier declarations of absence.
References
* Borges PAV, Vieira V, Dinis F, Jarroca S (2005) List of arthropods. In: Borges PAV, Cunha R, Gabriel R, Martins AF, Silva L, Vieira V (eds.) (2005) A list of the terrestrial fauna (Mollusca and Arthropoda) and flora (Bryophyta, Pteridophyta and Spermatophyta) from the Azores. Direcção Regional do Ambiente and Universidade dos Açores, Horta, Angra do Heroísmo and Ponta Delgada, 318 pp.
------- Sao Miguel island.

* Franco JC, Russo A, Marotta S (2011) An annotated checklist of scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) of Portugal, including Madeira and Azores Archipelagos. Zootaxa 3004, 1-32.

* NHM Azores, 1925.

* Soares; A.O.; Elias, R.B.; Schanderl, H. (1997) Encarsia citrina (Crawford) (Hymenoptera, Aphelinidae) a parasitoid of Unaspis citri (Comstock) and Lepidosaphes beckii (Newman) (Homoptera, Diaspididae) in citrus orchards of São Miguel island (Azores). Boletin de Sanidad Vegetal. Plagas, 23(3), 449-456.