EPPO Global Database

Scirtothrips dorsalis(SCITDO)

Distribution details in Puerto Rico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2006
From CABI Pest map 475 (2010): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2009/214) : detected for the first time in January 2006 on various cultivars of roses.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/057) : confirms.
* Cabrera-Asencio I, Ramírez A (2007) [Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae): a new record for Puerto Rico]. Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico 91(1/2), 49-52.

Jha KV, Seal DR, Kakkar G (2009) Chilli thrips. Scirtothrips dorsalis. Featured Creatures. University of Florida, USA. http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/thrips/chilli_thrips.htm

* Viteri D, Cabrera I, de Jensen CE (2010) Identification and abundance of thrips species on soybean in Puerto Rico. International Journal of Tropical Insect Science 30(1), 57-60.