EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 06 - 2006 Num. article: 2006/127

First report of Scirtothrips dorsalis in Trinidad and Tobago


The presence of Scirtothrips dorsalis (Thysanoptera: Thripidae – EPPO A2 list) has been officially reported from Trinidad and Tobago. The identity of the pest was confirmed in December 2004. S. dorsalis was found on Trinidad on various vegetable crops.
The situation of Scirtothrips dorsalis in Trinidad and Tobago can be described as follows: Present, found in 2004 in Trinidad.

Sources

IPP web site. Official pest report (2005-11-16)
Trinidad and Tobago - chilli thrips, yellow tea thrips, Asian thrips
https://www.ippc.int/IPP/En/default.jsp