EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Nigeria

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, restricted distribution
* De Meyer M (2000) Systematic revision of the subgenus Ceratitis MacLeay s.s. (Diptera, Tephritidae). Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 128, 439-467.

* De Meyer M, White IM, Goodger KFM (2013) Notes on the frugivorous fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) fauna of western Africa, with description of a new Dacus species. European Journal of Taxonomy 50, 1-17. http://dx.doi.org/10.5852/ejt.2013.50

* NHM (1970).

* Umeh, V. C.; Ahonsi, S.; Kolade, J. A. (1998) Fruits (Paris) 53 (6), 397-408.

* Umeh, V. C.; Olaniyan, A. A.; Ker, J.; Andir, J. (2004) Fruits (Paris) 59 (4), 265-274.

* 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
Benin Present, no details view...
Cameroon Present, no details view...
Niger Present, no details view...