Invasive Species Compendium

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Phyllocnistis vitegenella



Phyllocnistis vitegenella


  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phyllocnistis vitegenella
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phyllocnistis vitegenella

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Lepidoptera
  •                         Family: Gracillariidae
  •                             Genus: Phyllocnistis
  •                                 Species: Phyllocnistis vitegenella

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes


AlbaniaPresentCABI Data Mining (2011)
HungaryPresent, LocalizedEPPO (2020)
ItalyPresentDuso et al. (2011); CABI Data Mining (2011); EPPO (2020)
RomaniaPresentChireceanu et al. (2017); EPPO (2020)
SerbiaPresentSimonović and Graora (2019)Nestin area.
SloveniaPresent, LocalizedCABI Data Mining (2011); EPPO (2020)
SwitzerlandPresentCara and Jermini (2011); EPPO (2020)

North America

CanadaPresent, LocalizedEPPO (2020)
-OntarioPresentEPPO (2020)
-QuebecPresentEPPO (2020)
United StatesPresent, LocalizedEPPO (2020)
-FloridaPresentEPPO (2020)
-KentuckyPresentEPPO (2020)
-MainePresentEPPO (2020)
-MassachusettsPresentEPPO (2020)
-PennsylvaniaPresentEPPO (2020)
-VermontPresentEPPO (2020)
-WisconsinPresentEPPO (2020)

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContext
Vitis vinifera (grapevine)VitaceaeMain

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Chrysocharis nephereus Parasite Duso et al., 2011

Links to Websites

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Global register of Introduced and Invasive species (GRIIS) source for updated system data added to species habitat list.

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