EPPO Global Database

Tecia solanivora(TECASO)

Distribution details in Venezuela

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2001: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1983
From CABI Pest map 624 (2001): Present, widespread
* Fernandez, S. (1997) Revista de la Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad del Zulia 14 (6), 603-610.
------- Tuname, Trujillo State (at altitudes of 2600 m).

* Notz, A. (1996) Boletin de Entomologia Venezolana 11 (1), 49-54.

* Torres Willis, F. (1989) Some aspects of the biology and behavior of the potato tuber moth, Scrobipalpopsis solanivora Povolny 1973 (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) in the State of Tachira, Venezuela. Thesis. Central University of Venezuela, Maracay, Venezuela.
------- Tachira State.

* Torres Willis, F.; Notz, A.; Valencia, L. (1997) Boletin de Entomologia Venezolana 12 (1), 95-106.
------- Tachira State.

* Torres Willis, F. (1998) FONAIAP Divulga 59, 28-32.

* Salas, J.; Alvarez, C.; Parra, A.; Mendoza, O. (1992) Integrated management of insects. Potato crop pests in the State of Lara, Venezuela. PRACIPA-FONAIAP, Venezuela.

* Salazar, V. J.; Torres, F. (1986) Agronomia Tropical Maracay 36 (4-6), 137-146.
------- Introduced from Costa Rica in 1983. Adapted to conditions in Palmero, El Cobre and Pueblo Hondo.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Colombia Present, widespread view...