Virgin Islands
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Department of Agriculture
Cooperative Extension Service
  • State Plant Regulatory Official

    Vacant

    Serves on the National Plant Board, oversees state pest detection and regulatory activities and coordinates survey activities between government agencies, public and private organizations. Coordinates the state's initial emergency response if an exotic pest is detected.
  • State Survey Coordinator

    Cherubin, Jr., William (340) 778-0997

    Coordinates CAPS survey planning, execution and reporting as well as community outreach activities.
  • State Plant Health Director

    Wiscovitch, Leyinska (787) 771-3611

    Directs federal APHIS-PPQ pest detection and regulatory activities in cooperation with state officials, and coordinate the initial PPQ emergency response if an exotic pest is detected in the state.
  • Pest Survey Specialist

    Morales-Mallery, Rosimar (787) 771-3611
    Provides technical support in planning, executing and reporting annual surveys and coordinates pest detection activities with neighboring states.



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Common Name Scientific Name Destinations
Avocado seed moth Stenoma catenifer Pest Info
Chilli thrips; Yellow tea thrips Scirtothrips dorsalis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Coconut rhinoceros beetle Oryctes rhinoceros Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Giant African snail Lissachatina fulica Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Giant ghana snail Achatina achatina Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Iceryine scale Crypticerya multicicatrices Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf slugs Belocaulus spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf slugs Colosius spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf slugs Laevicaulis spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf slugs Sarasinula spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf slugs Semperula spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Leatherleaf slugs Veronicella spp. Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Mango fruit rot Neofusicoccum mangiferae Pest Info
Nigerian land snail Limicolaria aurora Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Old World bollworm Helicoverpa armigera Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Passionvine mealybug Planococcus minor Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Red palm weevil Rhynchophorus ferrugineus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Redbay Ambrosia beetle Xyleborus glabratus Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Soft wax scale Ceroplastes destructor Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Texas Phoenix palm decline Candidatus Phytoplasma palmae 16SrIV-D Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Tomato fruit borer Neoleucinodes elegantalis Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
Tomato leaf miner Tuta absoluta Pest Info | NAPIS Maps
West African land snail; (Banana rasp) Archachatina marginata Pest Info | NAPIS Maps