EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Malta

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, widespread
Comments
Confirmed by FAO consultants' report in 1994.
References
* Ebejer MJ (2015) The picture-winged flies and related families (Diptera, Tephritoidea) of the Maltese Islands. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 7, 73-91.
------- Commonly found attacking Citrus, Prunus persica, P. armeniaca and Opuntia.

* Hammouti, N.; Griebeler, E. M.; Barr, N.; Mazih, A.; Seitz, A. (2011) IOBC/WPRS Bulletin 62, 163-176.

* Mifsud D, Falzon A, Malumphy C, de Lillo E, Vovlas N, Porcelli F (2012) On some arthropods associated with Ficus species (Moraceae) in the Maltese Islands. Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 5, 5-34.
------- In Malta and Gozo on Ficus carica.

* RAE 54, 135.