First reports of Anastrepha obliqua in Barbados and Grenada
The IPPC Secretariat recently informed the EPPO Secretariat of the introductions of Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae – EPPO A1 quarantine pest) in Barbados and Grenada. The pest was found in November 2001 in Barbados, and in February 2002 in Grenada. A. obliqua was observed on Psidium guajava and Spondias purpurea. The situation of A. obliqua in both Barbados and Grenada can be described as follows: Present, no details.
FAO, IPPC Secretariat, 2002-07.