EPPO Global Database

Scirtothrips dorsalis(SCITDO)

Distribution details in Venezuela

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2009: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2004
From CABI Pest map 475 (2010): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/057) : first reported in 2004, it now occurs on Capsicum sp. (hot pepper), Citrus spp., and Momordica charantia.
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

* Cermeli M, Perozo J, Piñango L (2009) Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera, Thripidae) nuevo insecto plaga del algodonero (Gossypium hirsutum L.) en Venezuela. Entomotropica 24(2), 85-88.
------- on cotton in Southern Venezuela.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Present, few occurrences view...
Brazil Ceara Present, few occurrences view...
Brazil Bahia Present, no details view...
Colombia Present, restricted distribution view...