EPPO Global Database

Unaspis yanonensis(UNASYA)

Distribution details in France

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1969
From CABI Pest map 503 (1988): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Only in Alpes-Maritimes; not in Corse.

EPPO Reporting Service (99/011): still present along Côte d'Azur. More or less well controlled by natural enemies.

According to Germain (2007), now present all along the Mediterranean coast (from Perpignan to Menton).
References
* Benassy C (1969) The biological control against coccids of citrus in the countries of the French zone. Proceedings of the first international citrus symposium, vol. 2, 793-799.

* Kreiter, P.; Marro, J.P.; Dijoux, L.; Tourniaire, R. (1998) La cochenille japonaise des agrumes, Unaspis yanonensis - Sur la côte d'Azur le problème n'est toujours pas résolu. Phytoma - La défense des végétaux no. 508, 32-33.

* Germain JF (2007) Invasive scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) recorded from France. Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies (Oeiras, PT, 2007-09-24/27).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Italy Present, few occurrences view...
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Absent, pest no longer present view...