EPPO Global Database

Helicoverpa armigera(HELIAR)

Distribution details in Brazil

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2012
EPPO Reporting Service (2013/081) : first found at the end of 2012 in the state of Bahia in cotton and soybean crops, under official control.

EPPO Reporting Service (2014/116) : also found in Goias and Mato Grosso.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/101) : also found in Maranhão, Mato Grosso do Sul, Piauí, and Roraima.
* Czepak C, Cordeiro Albernaz K, Vivan LM, Oliveira Guimaraes H, Carvalhais T. (2013) First reported occurrence of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Brazil. Pesquisa Agropecuaria Tropical, Goiânia 43(1), 110-113.
------- Bahia, Goias and Mato Grosso.

Ministério da Agricultura. Liberados agrotóxicos para combater lagarta Helicoverpa. http://www.agricultura.gov.br/vegetal/noticias/2013/04/liberados-agrotoxicos-para-combater-lagarta-helicoverpa

* Leite NA, Alves-Pereira A, Corrêa AS, Zucchi MI, Omoto C (2014) Demographics and genetic variability of the New World bollworm (Helicoverpa zea) and the Old World bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) in Brazil. PLoS ONE 9(11), e113286. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0113286

* Leite NA, Correa AS, Michel AP, Alvez-Pereira A, Pavinato VAC, Zucchi MI, Omoto C (2017) Pan-American similarities in genetic structures of Helicoverpa armigera and Helicoverpa zea (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) with implications for hybridization. Environmental Entomology 46(4), 1024-1034.

* 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.

* Sosa-Gomez DR, Specht A, Paula-Moraes SV, Lopes-Lima A, Yano SAC, Micheli A, Morais EGF, Gallo P, Pereira PRVS, Salvadori JR, Botton M, Zenker MM, Azevedo-Filho WS (2016) Timeline and geographical distribution of Helicoverpa armigera (Hübner) (Lepidoptera, Noctuidae: Heliothinae) in Brazil. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia 60, 101–104.

* Sugayama R (2013) The cotton bollworm situation in Bahia, Brazil. Agropec News: A Newsletter on Plant Protection (via PestLens). http://zc1.campaign-view.com/ua/SharedView?od=11287eca3e75d0&cno=11a2b0b1e3530df&cd=15bda137606a35c&m=2.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Argentina Present, restricted distribution view...
Colombia Absent, intercepted only view...
Paraguay Present, restricted distribution view...
Peru Present, no details view...
Suriname Absent, intercepted only view...
Uruguay Present, restricted distribution view...