Cookies on Plantwise Knowledge Bank

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.plantwise.org/KnowledgeBank means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

Plantwise Knowledge Bank

Your search results

Pest alerts

New Pseudococcidae species on Cupressus macrocarpa in Tunisia: first report of Planococcus vovae.

Kamel, M. B. H. ; Mdellel, L. ; Zouari, S. ; Germain, J. F.

Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 2019 Vol 49 No. 2 pp. 338-339;

Abstract

In May 2017 and 2018, Planococcus vovae (Nasonov) (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) was collected in Hammam Sousse (Tunisia) on the ornamental plant Cupressus macrocarpa (Cupressaceae). The infestation was observed on needles which showed symptoms of desiccation and chlorosis. This is the first record of P. vovae in Tunisia and in North Africa.