EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Costa Rica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: in all parts of the area (2015-07)
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/150) : first reported in 2014, damage was limited.

In 2015, the NPPO declared that the pest was present in all surveyed production areas but that damage was limited.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Costa Rica. Tuta absoluta (CRI-07/2 of 2015-05-13). https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/costa-rica/pestreports/2014/05/tuta-absoluta-1/#

* Lobos, E.; Occhionero, M.; Werenitzky, D.; et al. (2013) Neotropical Entomology 42, 448-457.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Panama Present, restricted distribution view...