EPPO Global Database

Tetranychus evansi(TETREV)

Distribution details in Kenya

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2001
* Boubou A, Migeon A, Roderick GK, Navajas M (2011) Recent emergence and worldwide spread of the red tomato spider mite, Tetranychus evansi: genetic variation and multiple cryptic invasions. Biological Invasions 13(1), 81-92.
------- Specimens from several localities on aubergines, tomatoes, Phaseolus vulgaris and Solanum nigrum.

* Knapp M, Saunyama IGM, Sarr I, de Moraes G.. (2003) Tetranychus evansi in Africa – Status, distribution, damage and control options. Abstract of a paper presented at the Deutscher Tropentag, Göttingen, DE, 2003-10-08/10. http://www.tropentag.de/2003/proceedings/node105.html

* Migeon A, Ferragut F, Escudero-Colomar LA, Fiaboe K, Knapp M, de Moraes GJ, Ueckermann E, Navajas M (2009) Modelling the potential distribution of the invasive tomato red spider mite, Tetranychus evansi (Acari: Tetranychidae). Experimental and Applied Acarology 48(3), 199-212.
-------- First found in 2001.

* Onyambus GK, Maranga RO, Gitonga LM, Knapp M (2011) Host plant resistance among tomato accessions to the spider mite Tetranychus evansi in Kenya. Experimental and Applied Acarology, 54: 385-393.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Somalia Present, no details view...
Tanzania Present, no details view...