EPPO Global Database

Opisina arenosella(NEPASE)

Distribution details in Thailand

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2007
First found in 2007 in Prachuap Khiri Khan province which is a major coconut planting area. The pest then spread to other coconut growing areas including central, north-eastern and southern parts of the country. IPM programs are being implemented to control the pest.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Thailand (THA-02/1 of 2017-02-09) Coconut black headed caterpillar. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/thailand/pestreports/2017/02/coconut-black-headed-caterpillar/
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Myanmar Present, no details view...