Pest categorisation of Phenacoccus solenopsis

  title={Pest categorisation of Phenacoccus solenopsis},
  author={Claude Bragard and Francesco Di Serio and Paolo Gonthier and Josep Anton Jaques Miret and Annemarie Fejer Justesen and Christer Sven Magnusson and Panagiotis G. Milonas and Juan A. Navas‐Cort{\'e}s and Stephen R. Parnell and Roel P. J. Potting and Philippe Reignault and Hans-H. Thulke and Wopke van der Werf and Antonio Vicent Civera and Jonathan E Yuen and Lucia Zappal{\`a} and Jean Claude Gr{\'e}goire and Chris P. Malumphy and Caterina Campese and Ewelina Czwienczek and Vir{\'a}g Kert{\'e}sz and A Maiorano and Alan MacLeod},
  journal={EFSA Journal},
Abstract The EFSA Panel on Plant Health performed a pest categorisation of Phenacoccus solenopsis (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae) for the European Union (EU) territory. This species is not included in EU Commission Implementing Regulation 2019/2072. P. solenopsis is native to North America and has spread to all continents except Antarctica. It has recently been reported from Cyprus, Greece and Italy. This mealybug is a polyphagous pest, feeding on about 300 plant species. It usually feeds on aerial… 
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