This species was intercepted at U. S. ports-of-entry 5 times between 1995 and 2012, with specimens originating from Japan, Namibia, The Netherlands, and South Africa. No older quarantine specimens were examined. Even though ScaleNet lists only one host, Galenia africana (Aizoaceae), it has been intercepted on a variety of other hosts. ScaleNet distribution records for V. distincta include only South Africa. Several other species of Vryburgia other than V. amaryllidis (Bouché), V. distincta (De Lotto), V. succulentarum Williams and V. viator (De Lotto) have been taken at U. S. ports-of-entry including: V. bechuanae (Brain) (South Africa, on “flower"); V. brevicruris McKenzie (The United Kingdom of Great Britain and N. Ireland, on Haworthia; South Africa, on Protea); V. rimariae Tranfaglia (Italy and New Zealand, on Echeveria); V. pretiosa Ferris (Burma, China, Cuba, and The Philippines, on bamboo); and V. trionymoides (De Lotto) (South Africa, on Euphorbia).