EPPO Global Database

Atherigona reversura(ATHERE)

Distribution details in United States of America (Georgia)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
* Baxter LL, Anderson WF, Hudson WG, Hancock DW, Prevatt CG, Moore Z (2019) Quantifying the damage potential of the bermudagrass stem maggot. Crop Science 59(5), 2280-2286.

* Hudson WG (2010) New exotic invasive fly found damaging Bermudagrass forage crops in Georgia. University of Georgia. https://www.caes.uga.edu/research/impact/impact-statement/3278/-new-exotic-invasive-fly-found-damaging-bermudagrass-forage-crops-in-georgia.html

* Grzywacz A, Pape T, Hudson WG, Gomez S (2013) Morphology of immature stages of Atherigona reversura (Diptera: Muscidae), with notes on the recent invasion of North America. Journal of Natural History 47(15–16), 1055–1067.

* 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
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada Ontario Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...