EPPO Global Database

Prodiplosis longifila(PRDILO)

Distribution details in Ecuador

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2003: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1986
Comments
First reported in 1986, in El Oro province. It then spread to coastal areas and valleys. It reached Valle del Chota in 1998. Main losses were reported the main tomato-growing areas in Manabí, Guayas, El Oro, Carchi, Imbabura and Loja.
References
* Gagné RJ (1994) The gall midges of the Neotropical region. Cornell University Press (US), 352 pp.

* Gagné RJ, Jaschhof M (2014) A Catalog of the Cecidomyiidae (Diptera) of the World. 3rd Edition. Digital version 2. http://www.ars.usda.gov/SP2UserFiles/Place/80420580/Gagne_2014_World_Cecidomyiidae_Catalog_3rd_Edition.pdf

* INTERNET
- Anonymous (2012) Tomate: manejo sostenible de la negrita Prodiplosis longifila en el Ecuador. El Productor (magazine). http://elproductor.com/2012/04/19/tomate-manejo-sostenible-de-la-negrita-prodiplosis-longifila-en-el-ecuador/
- Valarezo OC, Cañarte MCB, Navarrete BC, Arias M (2003) Prodiplosis longifila (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae): principal plaga del tomate en Ecuador. Proyecto IG CV 028. Estacion Esperimental Porto Viejo , Ecuador, 95 pp.
http://www.iniap.gob.ec/nsite/images/documentos/Prodiplosis%20longifila%20(Diptera%20Cecidomyiidae)%20principal%20plaga%20de%20tomate%20en%20Ecuador..pdf
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Colombia Present, no details view...
Peru Present, no details view...