EPPO Global Database

Scirtothrips dorsalis(SCITDO)

Distribution details in Suriname

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
From CABI Pest map 475 (2010): Present, no details
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/132) : detected in consignments of vegetables exported to Netherlands (interception).

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/057) : first reported in 2004 and S. dorsalis now occurs on Capsicum sp. (hot pepper), Citrus spp., and Momordica charantia.
References
* INTERNET
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