EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera correcta(BCTRCO)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Absent, pest eradicated
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent: eradicated from California and the United States (2015-11)
Incursions have been reported from Florida but the pest has not established (Sutton & Steck, 2005).

In August 2011, 1 adult was trapped in Orange County, Florida (Press release of the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, US).

In May 2015, several specimens were caught in the Long Beach area of Los Angeles, California. Declared eradicated in October 2015.
FDACS Press Release of 2011-08-30. Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Increases Trapping Program to Monitor for Exotic Pest in Orange County.

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2015-11-16) Bactrocera correcta (Guava Fruit Fly) - Removal of Quarantine Area in Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=639
- USA (2015-06-15) Bactrocera correcta (Guava Fruit Fly) – Establishment of a Quarantine Area in Long Beach Area of Los Angeles, California. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=623

* Sutton BD, Steck GJ (2005) An annotated checklist of the Tephritidae (Diptera) of Florida. Insecta Mundi 19(4), 227-245.