EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Italy

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Pest map 723 (2013): Present, widespread
Comments
First found in spring 2008 in tomato crops, now reported from Abruzzo, Basilicata, Calabria, Campania, Emilia-Romagna, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Molise, Piemonte, Puglia, Sardegna, Sicilia, Toscana, Trentino-Alto Adige, Umbria and Veneto; under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/023) : first found in spring 2008 in Calabria, and then in Campania, Sardegna and Sicilia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/106) : first found in spring 2009 in Lazio region, in 4 communes.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/153) : first found in Abruzzo, Liguria and Umbria.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/154) : found on Phaseolus vulgaris in Sicilia.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/172) : found in glasshouse tomatoes in Puglia and Veneto.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/213) : found in Basilicata, Lombardia and Molise.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/005) : found in glasshouse tomatoes in Piemonte.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/074) : found in glasshouse and field tomatoes in Trentino-Alto Adige.
References
* Ce.R.S.A.A. Centro Regionale di Sperimentazione ed Assistenza Agricola Albenga (Savona Province), 2009-07.

* NPPO of Italy (2009-05, 2009-07, 2009-08, 2009-09, 2009-11, 2009-12, 2010-10).

* Regional Plant Protection Services of Campania, Sardegna, Sicilia (IT), 2009-02.

* Sannino L, Espinosa B (eds) (2010) Tuta absoluta. Guida alla conoscenza e recenti acquisizioni per una correta difesa. Edizioni L'informatore Agrario, Verona (IT), 113 pp.
------- Toscana (and details about many other Italian regions).

* Sannino L, Espinosa B (2010) Incidenza di Tuta absoluta sulla produzione di pomodoro. L'informatore Agrario no. 10, 37-40.
------- Spread in Italy: Sicilia, Calabria, Campania, Basilicata, Lazio, Puglia, Sardegna, Abruzzo, Emilia-Romagna, Liguria.

* Speranza S, Sannino L (2012) The current status of Tuta absoluta in Italy. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 42(2), 328-332.
------- Details about the situation of the pest in Italy.

* Tropea Garzia G, Siscaro G, Colombo A, Campo G (2009) Rinvenuta in Sicilia Tuta absoluta. L’Informatore Agrario no. 4, p 71.

* Viggiani G, Filella F, Delrio G, Ramassini W, Foxi C (2009) Tuta absoluta, nuovo lepidottero segnalato anche in Italia. L’Informatore Agrario no. 2, 66-67.

* EPPO (2011) EPPO Reporting Service No. 2011/074. European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO), Paris, France.
------- Autonomous provinces of Trento and Bolzano, Trentino-Alto Adige region. First reported in 2008. Also found in Abruzzo, Brasilicata, Calabria, Campania, Lazio, Liguria, Lombardia, Molise, Puglia, Umbria and Veneto.

* Loni, A.; Rossi, E.; Achterberg, K. van (2011) Bulletin of Insectology 64 (1), 115-117.
------- Tuscany.

* Viggiani, G.; Filella, F.; Delrio, G.; Ramassini, W.; Foxi, C. (2009) L'Informatore Agrario 65 (2), 66-68.
------- Calabria and Campania.

* Bue, P. lo; Abbas, S.; Peri, E.; Colazza, S. (2012) New Medit 11 (4 Special issue), 39-41.

* Espinosa, B.; Sannino, L. (2009) Informatore Agrario 65 (29), 56-58.

* Speranza, S.; Sannino, L. (2012) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 42 (2), 328-332.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
France Corse Present, few occurrences view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...