EPPO Global Database

Scirtothrips dorsalis(SCITDO)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2019
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, under eradication (2019-08)
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2019/182) : in August 2019, during a post-import inspection, 92 plants for planting of Podocarpus were found to be infested by the thrips in a nursery in protected conditions. Under eradication.
References
* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).
------- Pest status based on long term annual surveys.

* NPPO of the Netherlands (2017-06, 2018-04, 2019-08).

INTERNET
* NVWA (2019) Pest report August 2019 - Finding of Scirtothirps dorsalis on ornamental plants for planting of Podocarpus (closed conditions, professional grower). https://english.nvwa.nl/binaries/nvwa-en/documents/plant/plant-health/pest-reporting/documents/august-2019---finding-of-scirtothirps-dorsalis-on-ornamental-plants-for-planting-of-podocarpus/20190829_pest_report_scirtothrips_dorsalis_podocarpus.pdf
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, intercepted only view...