EPPO Global Database

Anastrepha obliqua(ANSTOB)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2001: Absent, pest eradicated
From CABI Pest map 090 (2011): Absent, pest no longer present
From NPPO: Absent, pest eradicated
There are old records for Florida (extreme south), Texas (Rio Grande Valley), but this pest is not established in US.
* Foote, R. H.; Blanc, F. L.; Norrbom, A. L. (1993) Handbook of the fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America north of Mexico. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, USA, 571 pp.
------- Rarely trapped near ports, never established.

* NAPPO (2011) Phytosanitary Alert System: Spondias spp. and other fruits. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=483.
------- Eradicated from Cameron County.

* Sharp, J. L.; Picho-Martinez, H. (1989) Journal of Economic Entomology 83 (5), 1940-1943.
------- Intercepted on fruits imported from Peru.

* Steck, G. J. (2001) Florida Entomologist 84 (2), 320-321.
------- No confirmed evidence of the presence of A. obliqua in Florida since 1935. Eradicated.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...