EPPO Global Database

Helicoverpa armigera(HELIAR)

Distribution details in Puerto Rico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2014-10)
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/035) : first found in September 2014. During an official survey, a single adult male moth was caught in a pheromone trap in a bean field in San Germán.
* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports. USA (2014-10-28) Detection of Old World bollworm (Helicoverpa armigera) in Puerto Rico. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=600