EPPO Global Database

Ceratitis capitata(CERTCA)

Distribution details in Nicaragua

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2017: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1960
From CABI Pest map 001 (2016): Present, no details
* Arevalo, C. M. (1976) Cooperative Plant Pest Report 1 (12), 117-118.
------- First recorded in 1960.

* Borge, M. N. R.; Basedow, T. (1997) Bulletin of Entomological Research 87 (4), 405-412.

* Daxl, R. (1978) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 26 (4), 150-157.
------- Carazo and Masaya Departments.

* Daxl, R. (1978) FAO Plant Protection Bulletin 26 (4), 150-157.

* 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.

* Sponagel, K.; Vasquez, L.; Diaz, F. (2001) Proceedings of the Interamerican Society for Tropical Horticulture 43, 87-89.

* 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
Costa Rica Present, widespread view...
Honduras Present, restricted distribution view...