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Quick scan for Chloridea virescens


This Quick scan was prompted by the interception of immature stages of Chloridea virescens on fruit and vegetables imported from countries in North and South America. The organism is not known to be present in the EU. The organism can likely establish in southern EU member states but the northern border of it is potential area of distribution is uncertain. If the organism would become established, it is expected to cause economic impact in various crops.


  • Chloridea virescens


  • Abelmoschus esculentus
  • Asparagus officinalis
  • Physalis peruviana


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Pest Risk Analysis Download 207,49kB

PRA Area

  • Netherlands