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Subject: Onion aphid, Neotoxoptera formosana, does not occur in Canada
Date posted: August 09, 2001
Source: Canadian Food Inspection Agency

The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has recently informed the EPPO Secretariat that the onion aphid, Neotoxoptera formosana (EPPO Alert List) does not occur in Canada. The record appearing in the article of Barbagallo & Ciampolini (2000) and mentioned in the EPPO RS 2001/051 is not based on an actual field record but refers to interceptions of imports. The situation of Neotoxoptera formosana in Canada can be described as follows: Absent, intercepted only. http://www.eppo.org