EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Australia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1890s
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: Present, restricted distribution
From country itself (1992): introduced in the late 1800s. Western Australia: restricted distribution, subject to regulations, expected to be eradicated. Elsewhere: died out or eradicated: not established in New South Wales, absent (declared never to occur) in Victoria and Queensland.

Occasionally found but subject to eradication measures to prevent establishment. According to Dominiak & Daniels (2012), distributed only in Western Australia.
* Dominiak, B. C.; Daniels, D. (2012) Australian Journal of Entomology 51 (2), 104-115

* NPPO of Australia (1992).

* Osborne, R.; Meats, A.; Frommer, M.; Sved, J. A.; Drew, R. A. I.; Robson, M. K. (1997) Australian Journal of Entomology 36 (1), 45-50.
------- Trap survey in 1994.