EPPO Global Database

Thrips palmi(THRIPL)

Distribution details in Netherlands

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 1992
Eradication in: 1996
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: pest eradicated, confirmed by survey (2018-04)
From CABI Pest map 480 (1998): Absent, intercepted only
EPPO Reporting Service 493/03 (1988): intercepted in chrysanthemums from Japan. See also EPPO Reporting Service 498/06.

EPPO Reporting Service (1993/17) : three infestations found in late 1992, probably as a result of imports from GT. Eradication programme immediately imposed.

EPPO Reporting Service (1993/79) : all outbreaks now eradicated, with intensive monitoring maintained on areas in vicinity and other high-risk areas importing from GT. First outbreak was observed and eradicated in 1988.

EPPO Reporting Service (1994/107) : again found at two locations. EPPO Reporting Service (95/048): during the 1994 season, found at two firms importing from GT, three other importing firms and 16 customers of these firms. Eradication measures applied and intense surveillance of other firms. Eradication declared successful.

EPPO Reporting Service (1995/156) : found again at 3 locations in early spring 1995, only on Ficus. Glasshouses used imported material, but no link to specific imports. All 3 infestations eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (1996/193) : found again at two locations in 1996, on Ficus benjamina, and eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/26) : a third outbreak was found in 1996 on Ficus benjamina, and eradicated.

EPPO Reporting Service (1997/216) : ongoing survey of Ficus-growing nurseries in 1997 (4932 inspections carried out between January 1996 and September 1997). Also monitoring of outdoor crops and weeds, cut flowers, pot plants and vegetables, auction markets, exported consignments. No T. palmi was found in 1997.

EPPO Reporting Service (2003/014) : isolated outbreak on Serissa in Zuid-Holland in 2001. Eradicated.
* Halteren P van (1995) Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 25 (1/2), 1-4.
------- Detected in 1992.

* NPPO of the Netherlands - Pest status of harmful organisms in the Netherlands (Fytosignalering covering 2007, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015).
------- Pest status based on long term annual surveys.

* NPPO of the Netherlands (2017-06, 2018-04).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Absent, intercepted only view...
Germany Absent, pest eradicated view...