EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera kirki(BCTRKI)

Distribution details in French Polynesia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2007: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1928
From CABI Pest map 776 (2013): Present, no details
* Drew RAI (1989) The tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) of the Australasian and Oceanian regions. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 26, 521 pp.
------- Not in Marquesas.

* NHM (1925) [Tahiti, Society Islands].

* Leblanc L, Putoa R (2000) Fruit flies in French Polynesia and Pitcairn Islands. Pest Advisory Leaflet no. 29. Plant Protection Service, Secretariat of the Pacific Community, 4 pp. https://lrd.spc.int/ahp-publications/doc_download/2163-pal-29-fruit-flies-french-polynesia-a-pitcairn-is-en
------- First recorded in Tahiti in 1928 and now widespread (except Marquesas and Rapa Island).

* Vargas RI, Leblanc L, Putoa R, Eitam A (2007) Journal of Economic Entomology 100 (3), 670-679.