EPPO Global Database

Phthorimaea operculella(PHTOOP)

Distribution details in Kenya

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, no details
From CABI Pest map 010 (2012): Present, no details
* Kinyanjui G, Khamis FM, Ombura FLO, Kenya EU, Ekesi S, Mohamed SA (2019) Infestation levels and molecular identification based on mitochondrial COI barcode region of five invasive Gelechiidae pest species in Kenya. Journal of Economic Entomology 112(2), 872-882.

* NHM (1955) [Ruiru].

* Parker, B. L.; Hunt, G. L. T. (1989) American Potato Journal 66 (9), 583-586.

* Pelley, R. H. le (1959) Agricultural insects of East Africa. East African High Commission, Nairobi, Kenya, 307 pp.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Ethiopia Present, no details view...
Tanzania Present, no details view...