EPPO Global Database

Tuta absoluta(GNORAB)

Distribution details in Nigeria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2015
First reported in July 2015 from Nigeria, with severe damage to tomato crops.
* Aigbedion-Atalor PO, Oke AO, Oladigbolu AA, Layade AA, Igbinosa IB, Mohamed SA (2019) Tuta absoluta (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) invasion in Nigeria: first report of its distribution. Journal of Plant Diseases and Protection 126, 603-606.

Tuta absoluta Information Network (2015-07-18) Tuta absoluta reported in tomato production areas of Nigeria. http://www.tutaabsoluta.com/news/379/tuta-absoluta-reported-in-tomato-production-areas-of-nigeria-
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Benin Present, no details view...
Niger Present, restricted distribution view...