Eradication confirmed of the first outbreak of Tetranychus mexicanus (spider mite) on ornamental plants of Beaucarnea recurvata in a professional greenhouse

This update report concerns the eradication of the first official finding of Tetranychus mexicanus in the Netherlands on 11 October 2018. The origin of the finding is probably Central America. The organism is not listed as a harmful organism in EU directive 2000/29/EC and is not listed on the EPPO lists.