EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Costa Rica

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1955
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, widespread
Detected in 1955; by 1956 spread throughout the country. EPPO Reporting Service 521.
* Arevalo, C. M. (1976) Cooperative Plant Pest Report 1 (12), 117-118.
------- First recorded in 1955.

* Briceno, D.; Eberhard, W.; Vilardi, J.; Cayol, J. P.; Shelly, T. (2007) Florida Entomologist 90 (1), 15-18.

* Briceno, R. D.; Eberhard, W. G.; Vilardi, J. C.; Liedo, P.; Shelly, T. E. (2002) Florida Entomologist 85(1), 32-40.

* Enkerlin WA et al. (2017) The Moscamed Regional Programme: review of a success story of area-wide sterile insect technique application. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata Special Issue – Sterile Insect Technique: 1-16.

* Hedstrom, I. (1993) International Journal of Pest Management 39 (4), 400-410.

* Jiron, L. F.; Hedstrom, I. (1991) Florida Entomologist 74 (1), 98-105

* USDA (1982) Pests not known to occur in the United States or of limited distribution. No. 26. Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata. USDA APHIS-PPQ, Beltsville, USA.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Nicaragua Present, no details view...
Panama Present, no details view...