EPPO Global Database

Achatina fulica(ACHAFU)

Distribution details in New Zealand

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 1992: Absent, invalid record
From NPPO: Absent, invalid record
Comments
PNKTO no 22 (from USDA, 1982) gives Achatina fulica as present in New Zealand, but this is erroneous, according to the New Zealand NPPO.
References
* 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.