EPPO Global Database

Platynota stultana(PLAAST)

Distribution details in Spain

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
Comments
First found in February 2009 in Southern Spain on greenhouse capsicum crops in the province of Almeria (Andalucia, Southern Spain), It was then found in the provinces of Alicante, Granada (Andalucia) and in Murcia on glasshouse and field crops. The pest has probably been introduced before (possibly around 2005).
References
* Anonymous (2016) Pest Risk Analysis for Platynota stultana Walsingham, 1884. Ministerio de Agricultura, Alimentacion y Medio Ambiante (Sapin), 71 pp.

* Groenen F, Baixeras J (2013) The ‘Omnivorous Leafroller’, Platynota stultana Walsingham, 1884 (Tortricidae: Sparganothini), a new moth for Europe. Nota Lepidopterologica 36, 53-55.
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* INTERNET
Hymenoptera (2011) Platynota stultana, un nuevo lepidóptero plaga en el sudeste español. https://issuu.com/homoagricola/docs/revista_homo_agicola.n_1_junio2011_side_effects