EPPO Global Database

Anastrepha grandis(ANSTGR)

Distribution details in Panama

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2009
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: only in some areas (2018-11)
From CABI Pest map 617 (2001): Absent, intercepted only
CABI map indicates that the report is based on a specimen found in an imported consignment in 1937. No records until 2009.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/176) : caught for the first time in May 2009 on sentinel traps placed in the Province of Darien, and then found in the province of Panama. It is noted that the pest is not present in the main commercial cucurbit-growing areas. Under official control.

From IPPC (2018): found on Fevillea cordifolia, a plant which is only found along rivers and streams from the province of Darién to the community of Quebrada Cali in the Corregimiento of Torti, district of Chepo.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Panama (PAN-04/1 of 2018-11-09) Presence of the Anastrepha grandis in Panamá. https://www.ippc.int/en/countries/panama/pestreports/2018/11/presencia-de-anastrepha-grandis-en-panama-presence-of-the-anastrepha-grandis-in-panama/

* Norrbom, A. L. (1991) Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 93 (1), 101-124.

* NPPO of Panama, 2009-06.

* Stone, A. (1942) Miscellaneous Publications of the United States Department of Agriculture 439, 1-112.
------- Although reported as a record for Panama, it is likely that this record is based on an interception in cargo from Panama and is therefore not confirmed according to The Diptera Site: http://www.sel.barc.usda.gov/Diptera/tephriti/Anastrep/grandis.htm.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Colombia Present, no details view...