EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Dominican Republic

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Absent, pest eradicated
First recorded in: 2015
Eradication in: 2017
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/050) : first found near the of Punta Cana on an area of approximately 22 km² mainly devoted to the cultivation of sugarcane and pastures (with therefore very few host plants of C. capitata). Under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2017/129) : officially declared eradicated.
República Dominicana. Ministerio de Agricultura.
- Agricultura establece cordón sanitario para erradicar brote focalizado en el aeropuerto de Punta Cana de la mosca del mediterráneo (2015-03-19). http://www.agricultura.gob.do/noticias/2015/03/agricultura-establece-cordon-sanitario-para-erradicar-brote-focalizado-en-el-aeropuerto-de-punta-cana-de-la-mosca-del-mediterraneo-/
- RD y Haiti acuerdan trabajar de manera conjunta para erradicar mosca del mediterraneo (2015-03-27). http://www.agricultura.gob.do/noticias/2015/03/rd-y-haiti-acuerdan-trabajar-de-manera-conjunta-para-erradicar-mosca-del-mediterraneo-/
- Ministerio de Agricultura. República Dominicana se declara libre de la mosca del Mediterráneo. http://www.agricultura.gob.do/index.php/noticias/item/631-republica-dominicana-de-declara-libre-de-la-mosca-del-mediterraneo