EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Iraq

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2010
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2011/073) : first found in autumn 2010 in Ninawa Governorate (northern part, neighbouring Syria).
* Abdul Razzak AS, Al-Yasiri II, Fadhil HQ (2010) First record of tomato borer (tomato moth) Tuta absoluta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on tomato crop in Iraq, 2010. Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter no. 51, p 31.
------- Near Rabia, Ninawa Governorate.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iran Present, no details view...
Jordan Present, widespread view...
Kuwait Absent, unreliable record view...
Saudi Arabia Present, restricted distribution view...
Syria Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, widespread view...