EPPO Global Database

Scirtothrips dorsalis(SCITDO)

Distribution details in United States of America (Texas)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 475 (2010): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/057) : first found in 2005 in South-Eastern Texas. It occurs on roses (Rosa sp.) outdoors, and on roses and Capsicum annuum in retail centres.
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
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Absent, intercepted only view...
Canada Ontario Absent, intercepted only view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...