EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 07 - 1991 Num. article: 1991/12

First record of Frankliniella occidentalis from South Africa

Frankliniella occidentalis (EPPO A2 pest) was found on chrysanthemum and roses in glasshouses in South Africa in the year 1988.


Giliomee, J.H. (1989) First record of western flower thrips, Frankliniella occidentalis (Pergrande) (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) from South Africa.
Journal of the Entomological Society of Southern Africa 52, 179-182.