EPPO Global Database

Conopomorpha cramerella(AROCCR)

Distribution details in Australia (Queensland)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2011
Eradication in: 2014
Found in 2011 in 1 commercial cocoa plantation near Port Douglas, Queensland. The outbreak is isolated to this property where 2,400 cocoa trees are under cultivation. Under eradication.

In January 2014, Australia reported the sucessful eradication of the pest from its territory.
* Australian Government. Department of Agriculture. Eradication of cocoa pod borer (2014-01-20). http://www.daff.gov.au/about/media-centre/communiques/eradication_of_cocoa_pod_borer

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Australia. https://www.ippc.int/index.php
- Detection of cocoa pod borer on one property in Queensland (2011-08-23)
- Eradication of cocoa pod borer from Australia (2014-01-21)