EPPO Global Database

Phthorimaea operculella(PHTOOP)

Distribution details in Bulgaria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1950s
Eradication in: 1978
From CABI Pest map 010 (2012): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated
Nivabg.com. [Potato tuber moth Phthorimaea operculella Zeller]. http://nivabg.com/suveti-ot-specialist/rastitelnata-zashtita/kartofen-molets-phthorimaea-operculella-zeller/
------- Spreading, particularly in the South.

* NPPO of Bulgaria (1992).

* Tomov R, Trancheva K, Trenchev G (2007) A review of the non-indigenous insects of Bulgaria. Plant Science 44(3), 199-204.

* Vaneva-Gancheva T, Grigorova P (2010) [Monitoring on the distribution and dynamics of flight of the potato tuber moth (Phthorimaea operculella Zell.) in Bulgaria]. Rasteniev'dni Nauki 47(4), 310-316 (in Bulgarian)

* Anon. (1976) Probleme de Protectia Plantelor 4, 119-123.

* Karsholt, O.; Nieukerken, E. J. van (2011) Fauna Europaea: Phthorimaea operculella (Zeller 1873). Fauna Europaea version 2.4. http://www.faunaeur.org.

* Tomov, R.; Trencheva, K.; Trenchev, G.; Kenis, M. (2007) Plant Science 44, 199-204.

* Vaneva-Gancheva, T.; Grigorova, P. (2010) Rasteniev'dni Nauki 47 (4), 310-316 (in Bulgarian).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Greece Kriti Absent, no pest record view...
Greece Present, widespread view...
North Macedonia Present, no details view...
Romania Present, few occurrences view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...