EPPO Global Database

Achatina fulica(ACHAFU)

Distribution details in Mauritius

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, widespread
* Fontanilla IKC, Sta. Maria IMP, Garcia JRM, Ghate H, Naggs F, Wade CM (2014) Restricted genetic variation in populations of Achatina (Lissachatina) fulica outside of East Africa and the Indian Ocean Islands points to the Indian Ocean Islands as the earliest known common source. PLoS ONE 9(9), e105151. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0105151

* USDA (1982) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 22. Giant African snail, Achatina fulica. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.