EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Guatemala

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1975
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
First record 1975. Under eradication (Mediterranean fruit fly program - Moscamed; release of sterile flies).
References
* Arevalo, C. M. (1976) Cooperative Plant Pest Report 1 (12), 117-118.
------- First recorded in 1975.

* 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.

* Epsky, N. D.; Midgarden, D.; Rendon, P.; Villatoro, D.; Heath, R. R. (2012) Journal of Economic Entomology 105 (2), 471-479.

* Eskafi, F. M.; Kolbe, M. E. (1990) Environmental Entomology 19 (5), 1371-1380.

* Flores S, Montoya P, Ruiz-Montoya L, Villasenor A, Valle A, Enkerlin W, Liedo P (2016) Population fluctuation of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) as a function of altitude in Eastern Guatemala. Environmental Entomology 45(4), 802-811.

* Karsten, M.; Vuuren, B. J. van; Addison, P.; Terblanche, J. S. (2015) Diversity and Distributions 21(7), 813-825.

* Martinez, A. J.; Salinas, E. J.; Rendon, P. (2007) Florida Entomologist 90 (1), 258-263

* 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
Belize Transient, under eradication view...
El Salvador Present, restricted distribution view...
Honduras Present, restricted distribution view...
Mexico Absent, pest eradicated view...