EPPO Global Database

Helicoverpa armigera(HELIAR)

Distribution details in Argentina

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/105) : first caught in pheromone traps which had been deployed in Cicer arietinum (chickpea) crops at 2 localities (Viclos and La Cocha) in the province of Tucumán.

According to Balbi et al. (2020), present in several provinces (e.g. Buenos Aires, Chaco, Cordoba, Santiago del Estero), but no serious economic damage have yet been reported.
References
* Balbi EI, Tosto DS, Flores FM, Arneodo JD (2020) Evidence for multiple maternal lineages of the invasive pest Helicoverpa armigera in Argentina. Phytoparasitica 48, 407-413.

* INTERNET
Overseas. Helicoverpa armigera in Paraguay and Argentina. http://www.overseasagro.com/en/2013/11/helicoverpa-armigera-en-paraguay-y-argentina/

* Mastrangelo T, Paulo DF, Bergamo LW, Morais EGF, Silva M, Bezerra-Silva G, Azeredo-Espin AMI (2014) Detection and genetic diversity of a Heliothine invader (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) from North and Northeast of Brazil. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(3), 970-980.

* Murúa MG, Scalora FS, Navarro, FR, Cazado LE, Casmuz A, Villagrán ME, Lobos E, Gastaminza G (2014) First record of Helicoverpa armigera (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Argentina. Florida Entomologist 97(2), 854-856.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Goias Present, no details view...
Brazil Maranhao Present, no details view...
Brazil Present, restricted distribution view...
Brazil Bahia Present, restricted distribution view...
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul Present, no details view...
Brazil Amapa Present, no details view...
Brazil Roraima Present, no details view...
Brazil Piaui Present, no details view...
Brazil Parana Present, no details view...
Brazil Sao Paulo Present, no details view...
Brazil Mato Grosso Present, no details view...
Brazil Minas Gerais Present, restricted distribution view...
Brazil Espirito Santo Present, no details view...
Brazil Distrito Federal Present, no details view...
Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul Present, no details view...
Paraguay Present, restricted distribution view...
Uruguay Present, restricted distribution view...