Rhagoletis completa detected in Campania region (IT)
In Italy, Rhagoletis completa (Diptera: Tephritidae – EU Annexes) was reported for the first time in the early 1990s in Friuli-Venezia Giulia and Veneto. Subsequently, R. completa was found in other regions of Northern Italy. In 2010, the presence of the pest was detected in Southern Italy, in several walnut (Juglans regia) orchards in the provinces of Napoli and Avellino (Campania region).
The situation of Rhagoletis completa in Italy can be described as follows: Present, first detected in the 1990s, it now occurs in Campania, Friuli-Venezia Giulia, Lazio, Lombardia, Piemonte, Trentino-Alto Adige, Val d'Aosta, and Veneto, under official control.
NPPO of Italy (2010-10).