Tuta absoluta in the United Kingdom
In the United Kingdom, 11 and 2 outbreaks of Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae – EPPO A2 List) were found in tomato crops in 2009 and 2010, respectively. Eradication measures are continuing.
The situation of Tuta absoluta in the United Kingdom can be described as follows: Small numbers of outbreaks were reported in 2009 and 2010, under eradication.
NPPO of the United Kingdom (2010-07).