EPPO Global Database

Cactoblastis cactorum(CACTCA)

Distribution details in Argentina

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
* Van Buurt G, Debrot AO (2012) Introduced agricultural pests, plant and animal diseases and vectors in the Dutch Caribbean, with an ‘Alert species’ list. IMARES Wageningen UR (NL) report no. C193/11, 35 pp.

* Varone L, Logarzo GA, Briano JA, Hight SD, Carpenter JE (2014) Cactoblastis cactorum (Berg) (Lepidoptera: Pyralidae) use of Opuntia host species in Argentina. Biological Invasions 16(11), 2367-2380.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Present, restricted distribution view...
Paraguay Present, no details view...
Paraguay Present, no details view...
Uruguay Present, no details view...