EPPO Global Database

Atherigona reversura(ATHERE)

Distribution details in Argentina

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2014
First specimens were collected from eastern Argentina in 2014/2015. This was the also the first record for South America.
* Patitucci LD, Dufek MI, Mulieri PR (2016) First reports of the invasive pest Bermudagrass stem maggot, Atherigona reversura Villeneuve, 1936 (Diptera: Muscidae), in South America. Check List 12(4), 1928. http://dx.doi.org/10.15560/12.4.1928
------- First record. Found in Buenos Aires, Chaco and Santa Fe provinces.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Present, restricted distribution view...
Brazil Santa Catarina Present, no details view...
Uruguay Present, restricted distribution view...