EPPO Global Database

Phthorimaea operculella(PHTOOP)

Distribution details in Australia (South Australia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1994: Present, no details
From CABI Pest map 010 (2012): Present, widespread
* ANIC (1993) [Yudnamutana Bore Arkaroola Stn]; (1993) [near Arkaroola Village]; (1983) [Murray Bridge]; (1978) [near Lake Eyre South].

* CSIRO (2004) Australian Insect Scientific Names: Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller). CSIRO, Victoria, Australia. http://www.ento.csiro.au/aicn/name_s/b_3260.htm.

* Dillard, H. R.; Wicks, T. J.; Philp, B. (1993) Australian Journal of Experimental Agriculture 33 (5), 653-661.

* Helson, G. A. H. (1949) Bulletin of the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization Australia 248, 27 pp.