EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 05 - 1996 Num. article: 1996/91

First report of Thrips palmi in Brazil

Thrips palmi (EPPO A1 quarantine pest) is reported for the first time in São Paulo, Brazil. It was found in several places causing damage to aubergines, Capsicum, chrysanthemums, potatoes and tomatoes.


Monteiro, R.C.; Zucchi, R.A.; Mound, L.A. (1995) Record of Thrips palmi Karny, 1925 (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) in the state of São Paulo, Brazil.
Revista de Agricultura (Piracicaba), 70(1), 53-55.