EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Hungary

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Absent, pest no longer present
First recorded in: 1991
Eradication in: 1993
From NPPO: Absent, pest no longer present
Comments
Low levels of larval infestation observed each year in some imported citrus fruit consignments. The pest is killed by cold treatment.

EPPO Reporting Service 513/09 (1991): eradicated.

From country itself (1991): occurred in garden areas of Budapest on 2 sites (5 ha) in sex-pheromone traps and peach orchards. On the same site the new Sandoz trap (operating since 1992-05-01) has not caught any flies. No further records by 1996.
References
* Bodor J, Rahmé N (2011) [New occurrence of the Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata, Wiedemann 1824) in Hungary]. Növényvédelem 47(6), 237-238 (in Hungarian).
------- Intercepted in 2010 on mandarin fruits imported from Spain.

* Karpati, J. F. (1983) The Mediterranean fruit fly, 40 pp. FAO, Rome, Italy.

* NPPO of Hungary (1991).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, intercepted only view...
Croatia Present, restricted distribution view...
Romania Present, restricted distribution view...
Serbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Slovakia Absent, intercepted only view...
Slovenia Present, restricted distribution view...
Ukraine Transient, under eradication view...