EPPO Global Database

Keiferia lycopersicella(GNORLY)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Absent, pest no longer present
First recorded in: 2008
From CABI Pest map 754 (2011): Absent, pest no longer present
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/211) : an incursion of the pest was detected in 2008 in one tomato crop in the municipality of Arenzano (Genova province) in Liguria region. Severe damage was reported but the tomato crop was attacked by K. lycopersicella and Tuta absoluta (so damage could not be attributed to one or the other species). Since this first record in Italy, the pest has not been found again.
* NPPO of Italy (2010-07).

* Sannino L, Espinosa B (2009) Keiferia lycopersicella, una nuova tignola su pomodoro. L'Informatore Agrario no. 4, 69-70.