EPPO Global Database

Anastrepha obliqua(ANSTOB)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2005: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 1931
Eradication in: 1935
From CABI Pest map 090 (2011): Absent, pest eradicated
NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert of 2001-08-30: thorough review of the situation shows that this pest has not occurred at all in Florida since 1935.
* FSCA (1935) [Key West]; (1935) [Redlands, Dade County].

* Steck, G. J. (2001) Florida Entomologist 84 (2), 320-321.
------- No confirmed evidence of the presence of A. obliqua in Florida since 1935. Eradicated.

* Sutton BD, Steck GJ (2005) An annotated checklist of the Tephritidae (Diptera) of Florida. Insecta Mundi 19(4), 227-245.
------- Detected in the extreme South and Keys (it was there probably before 1878), but subject of an intensive control programme during the 1930s and successfully eradicated.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...