Plant Industry Pest Alerts

This page provides links to alerts about pests that have arrived in Florida or that may arrive soon.

Recent and Important Pest Information  

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Our pest alerts are organized by type. Please scroll down or select a type from the list below.

Aphids | Beetles | Butterflies & Moths | Flies | Fruit Flies | Fungus | Leafminers |  Mealybugs | Mites | Nematodes | Noxious Weeds | Plant Pathology | Scales | Snails & Slugs | Spiders | Thrips, Psyllids, Whiteflies | Others 

APHIDS

BEETLES

BUTTERFLIES and MOTHS

FLIES

FRUIT FLIES

FUNGUS

LEAFMINERS

MEALYBUGS

MITES

NEMATODES

  • Bursaphelenchus cocophilus, The Red Ring Nematode 
  • Meloidogyne mayaguensis, Root-knot nematode

NOXIOUS WEEDS

PLANT PATHOLOGY

  • Phyllanthus acidus, Phyllanthus Rust [ Adobe PDF Document 796.53 KB ]
  • Rose Rosette Disease (Rose Rosetta Virus) Found in Florida
  • Acidovorax avenae subsp. citrulli, Bacterial Fruit Blotch of Watermelon
  • Cucumber Green Mottle Mosaic Virus (CGMMV) found in the United States (California) in Melon
  • Phytophthora ramorum, Sudden Oak Death
  • Puccinia hemerocallidis, Daylily rust
  • Puccinia horiana, Chrysanthemum White Rust
  • Puccinia striiformis, Stripe Rust of Wheat
  • Uromyces transversalis, Gladiolus rust
  • Citrus Greening, Huanglongbing
  • Downy Mildew on Impatiens
  • Surveillance for Soybean Rust - Phakopsora pachyrhizi and Phakopsora meibomiae  
  • Texas Phoenix Palm Decline (TPPD)

SCALES

  • Fiorinia proboscidaria Green (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
  • Lepidosaphes chinensis Chamberlin (Hemiptera: Diaspididae)
  • Aulacaspis tubercularis, White mango scale
  • Aulacaspis yasumatsui, Cycad aulacaspis scale
  • Cerococcus deklei, Grenade scale
  • Conchaspis cordiae Mamet - a false armored scale
  • Crypticerya genistae (Hemiptera: Margarodidae)
  • Duplachionaspis divergens (Green) - an armored scale
  • Paratachardina pseudolobata, Lobate lac scale
  • Poliaspis cycadis, The Poliaspis Cycad Scale
  • Vinsonia stellifera, Stellate scale
  • A New Exotic Soft Scale Insect on Croton in South Florida (Hemiptera: Coccoidea: Coccidae)

SNAILS & SLUGS

SPIDERS

THRIPS/PSYLLIDS/WHITEFLIES

OTHERS

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