EPPO Global Database

Anastrepha ludens(ANSTLU)

Distribution details in Mexico

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 089 (2001): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Present in Aguascalientes, Baja California Sur, Campeche, Colima, Chiapas, Durango, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Morelos, Nayarit, Nuevo León, Oaxaca, Puebla, Querétaro, Quintana Roo, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tabasco, Tamaulipas, Veracruz, Yucatan, Zacatecas.

According to Orozco et al. (2013), an eradication campaign was launched in 1992, and more than 100 million sterile flies are produced weekly (Moscafruit facility in Chiapas) to be released in various locations across Mexico.
* Aluja, M.; Guillen, J.; Liedo, P.; Cabrera, M.; Rios, E.; Rosa, G. de la; Celedonio, H.; Mota, D. (1990) Entomophaga 35 (1), 39-48.

* Anon (1974) Plant pest detection manual - insect pests. DT 3:09. California Dept. of Food and Agriculture.

* Anon. (1986) Citrograph 71 (4), 69.

* Celedonio Hurtado, H.; Aluja, M.; Liedo, P. (1995) Environmental Entomology 24 (4), 861-869.
------- Chiapas.

* Holler, T. C.; Davidson, J. L.; Suarez, A.; Garcia, R. (1984) Journal of the Rio Grande Valley Horticultural Society 37, 113-121.

* MacGregor, R.; Gutierrez, O. (1983) Guía de insectos nocivos para la agricultura en México, p. 102. Alhambra Mexicana.

* Malo, E.; Baker, P. S.; Valenzuela, J. (1987) Folia Entomologica Mexicana No. 73, 125-140.

* NPPO of Mexico (1992).

* Orozco D, Salvador Meza J, Zepeda S, Solis E, Quintero-Fong JL (2013) Tapachula-7, a new genetic sexing strain of the Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae): sexual compatibility anc competitiveness. Journal of Economic Entomology 106(2), 735-741.

* Servin Villegas, R.; Jimenez Jimenez, L. (1995) Southwestern Entomologist 20 (2), 223-227.
------- Cabo Region.

* USDA (1982) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 19. Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belize Present, no details view...
Guatemala Present, no details view...
United States of America Florida Absent, pest no longer present view...
United States of America Transient, under eradication view...
United States of America California Transient, under eradication view...
United States of America Texas Transient, under eradication view...
United States of America Arizona Absent, pest no longer present view...