EPPO Global Database

Tecia solanivora(TECASO)

Distribution details in Guatemala

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
From CABI Pest map 624 (2001): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2001/037) : native to Guatemala.
* Inoue, H.; Leal, H.; Gonzalez, M.; Estrado, R. (1994) JARQ, Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly 28 (1), 20-25.

* Povolny D (1973) Scrobipalpopsis solvanivora sp.n. - a new pest of potato (Solanum tuberosum) from Central America. Acta Universitatis Agriculturae, Facultas Agronomica, 21(1), 133-146.
------- Originating from Western Highlands (altitude of 1830-3050 m).

* Villanueva D, Saldamando CI (2013) Tecia solanivora, Povolny (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): una revision sobre su origen, dispersion y estrategias de control biologico. Ingenieria y Ciencia 9(18), 197-2014.
------- Damage has been recorded since 1956.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
El Salvador Present, no details view...
Honduras Present, no details view...
Mexico Present, no details view...