EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Iran

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1958
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
EPPO Reporting Service (2015/119) : first recorded in Southern Iran in 1958, and subsequently in Northern Iran in 1980.
* Cheraghian A (2012) Introduction of fruits flies Ceratitis, Bactrocera, Dacus and Rhagoletis from Iran. Tunisian Journal of Plant Protection 7(2), p 117.
------- Occurring on citrus in Mazandaran, Golestan, Fars, Kermanshah provinces.

* Fazel M, Fallahzadeh M, Gheibi M (2011) Introduction to the fruit flies fauna (Diptera, Tephritidae) of Fars province, Iran. Linzer Biologische Beiträge 43(2), 1229-1235.
------- Fars province on peaches, pears and apples.

* Mirsardoo S, Mafi PS, Barari H (2010) [Preliminary investigation on the geographical distribution of Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann)(Dip., Tephritidae), in Mazandaran province, Iran]. Journal of Entomological Research 2, 143–154 (in Farsi).

* Pezhman, H.; Kamali, K.; Ostovan, H.; Rezaei, V. (2011) Applied Entomology and Phytopathology 78(2), 217-236

* Rajabiyan M, Shayanmehr M, Mohammadi Sharif M (2015) The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) in Iran: genetic diversity and comparison with other countries. Journal of Entomological and Acarological Research 47(1), 20-25.
------- Mazandaran province.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Afghanistan Absent, unreliable record view...
Iraq Present, restricted distribution view...
Turkey Present, widespread view...