EPPO Global Database

Thrips palmi(THRIPL)

Distribution details in Guadeloupe

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1985
From CABI Pest map 480 (1998): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service 498/05 and 505/05.

EPPO Reporting Service (2015/072) : first found in 1985, it was a very important pest of several crops (melon, cucumber, chili pepper and eggplant) but its populations decreased considerably during the last 15 years and its economic importance is now limited.
* Denoyes, B.; Bordat, D.; Bon, H. de; Daly, P. (1986) Agronomie Tropicale 41 (2), 167-169.

* Etienne, J.; Guyot, J.; Waetermeulen, X. van. (1990) Florida Entomologist 73 (2), 339.

* Etienne J, Ryckewaert P, Michel B (2015) Thrips (Insecta: Thysanoptera of Guadeloupe and Martinique: updated check-list with new information on their ecology and natural enemies. Florida Entomologist 98(1), 298-304.

* Guyot, J. (1988) Agronomie 8 (7), 565-575.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
France Absent, intercepted only view...