EPPO Distribution List of Bactrocera cucurbitae
Considering the new record of Bactrocera cucurbitae in Saudi Arabia, detailed information on its presence in China and India (EPPO RS 96/065), and its eradication from the Ryukyu islands in Japan (EPPO RS 94/220), the distribution list for B. cucurbitae is the following.
EPPO Distribution List: Bactrocera cucurbitae
EPPO region: Egypt (potential EPPO country).
Asia: Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, China (Guangdong, Guangxi, Hainan, Jiangsu, Yunnan), Christmas Island, Hong Kong, India (Andaman Islands, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu ; Kashmir, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal), Indonesia (Irian Jaya, Java, Kalimantan, Nusa Tenggara, Sulawesi, Sumatra), Iran, Lao, Malaysia (Peninsular, Sabah, Sarawak), Myanmar, Nepal, Oman, Pakistan, Philippines, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Viet Nam.
Africa: Adventive populations in Egypt, Kenya, Mauritius, Réunion, Tanzania.
North America: USA, trapped in the wild in California, but eradicated; adventive populations in Hawaii, since the 1980s.
Oceania: Australia (records are mistaken, owing to confusion with B. cucumis), Guam (adventive populations), Kiribati, Nauru, Northern Mariana Islands (eradicated using the sterile insect technique, but re-established on Rota in 1981), Papua New Guinea (including New Britain, New Ireland and Bougainville Islands), Solomon Islands (established in the Shortland Islands group, where it has been subjected to an eradication campaign).
EPPO Secretariat, 1996-04.