EPPO Global Database

Pezothrips kellyanus(PEZTKE)

Distribution details in Morocco

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2008
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/187) : first found in 2008 in the region of Beni-Mellal, and a year later in the region of Souss-Massa. Initially considered to be a minor pest, severe outbreaks were reported in 2018 in the Souss-Massa region in citrus crops.
* Smaili MC, Benyahia H, Kabbage T (2018) Alerte! Invasion des populations du thrips Pezothrips kellyanus (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) sur différentes variétés d'agrumes dans la région du Souss-Massa. Agriculture du Maghreb n°114, 82-85.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Spain Present, restricted distribution view...