EPPO Global Database

Tetranychus evansi(TETREV)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1997
From CABI Pest map 686 (2006): Present, no details
References
* 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 collected from Solanum nigrum, potatoes and tomatoes.

* Knapp, M.; Saunyama, I.G.M.; Sarr, I.; de Moraes, G.J. (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

* Kreiter S, Auger P, Lebdi Grissa K, Tixier MS, Chermiti B & Dali M (2002) Plant inhabiting mites (Acari: Prostigmata & Mesostigmata) of some Northern Tunisian crops. Acarologia 42, 389–402.

* 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 1997.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Algeria Present, restricted distribution view...