EPPO Global Database

Keiferia lycopersicella(GNORLY)

Distribution details in Canada

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2002: Present, few occurrences
From CABI Pest map 754 (2011): Present, few occurrences
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/211) : it was first reported in Canada in 1946 on glasshouse and field tomatoes in south-western Ontario but did not establish. In 1970 and 1975, it was detected in glasshouses in British Columbia but similarly it did not establish. In 1991, it was reported again in Ontario from a single grower in Essex county. It then spread throughout the Leamington area (87 ha of glasshouses infested in 1999).
References
* Ferguson G, Shipp L (2002) New pests in Ontario greenhouse vegetables. Bulletin OILB/SROP 25(1), 69-72 (abst.).

* Shipp JL, Ferguson GM, Hunt DWA (2001) Keiferia lycopersicella (Walsingham), tomato pinworm (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae). In: Biological Control Programmes in Canada, 1981-2000 (eds. PG Mason and JT Huber), CABI Wallingford (GB), 139-140.

* Wang K, Ferguson G, Shipp JL (1997) Incidence of tomato pinworm, Keiferia lycopersicella (Walsingham), (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) on greenhouse tomatoes in southern Ontario and its control using mating disruption. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Ontario 128, 93-98 (abst.).
------- In 1994 and 1995, 13 and 24% of 45 glasshouse outlets were infested with K. lycopersicella, respectively in Southern Ontario (Leamington, Essex county).
Situation in neighbouring countries
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