|Presence status||Introduced (2) - Curaçao|
|Natural distribution||N. America|
|Distribution description||Native to Florida and Georgia|
|Notes on presence status||In 2003 two infected palms were found in Curaçao and destroyed. In 2010 an additional case was found. In 2011 an infected palm was found in front of the Curaçao airport buidling.|
Buurt, G. van, & Debrot, A.O. 2012. Introduced agricultural pests, plant and animals diseases and vectors in the Dutch Caribbean, with an “Alert species” list. 1-35. IMARES, Wageningen.