EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Israel

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present (2010-02).
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/026) : first found in December 2009.
* NPPO of Israel (2010-02).

* Seplyarsky V, Weiss M, Haberman A (2010) Tuta absoluta Povolny (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), a new invasive species in Israel. Phytoparasitica 38(5), 445-446.
------- First record.

* Shaltiel-Harpaz L, Gerling D, Graph S, Kedoshim H, Azlay L, Rozenberg T, Nachache Y, Steinberg S, Allouche A, Alon T (2016) Control of the tomato leaf miner, Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae), in open-field tomatoes by indigenous natural enemies occurring in Israel. Journal of Economic Entomology 109(1), 120-131.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Egypt Present, widespread view...
Jordan Present, widespread view...
Lebanon Absent, unreliable record view...
Syria Present, restricted distribution view...