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The plants had been imported from Central America. The species is known to be present in South and Central America and the Caribbean where it is known as a pest on various crops in different countries. The species seems a potential pest for glasshouse crops for the entire EU and a potential pest for outdoor crops, including Citrus, in southern EU member states.


  • Tetranychus mexicanus


  • Beaucarnea
  • Citrus
  • plants


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  • Netherlands