EPPO Global Database

Anastrepha striata(ANSTST)

Distribution details in United States of America (California)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2021: Absent, intercepted only
EPPO Reporting Service 500/12: trapped in Los Angeles County (California) in 1989.

Rarely trapped in the past, breeding populations never established. In 2021, the absence of the pest was confirmed by USDA-APHIS.
* Foote RH, Blanc FL, Norrbom AL (1993) Handbook of the Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico. Cornell University Press, 571 pp.
------- 1 specimen trapped in San Ysidoro in 1963, 1 in Los Angeles in 1989. Probably linked to infested fruit having been brought into the USA.

* Papadopoulos NT, Plant RE, Carey JR (2013) From trickle to flood: the large-scale, cryptic invasion of California by tropical fruit flies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B no. 208, 30131466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1466

* Personal communication with Heather Hartzog (USDA-APHIS, 2021-10).
------- 7 detections of single specimens made from 1963 to 2014.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
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