EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera minax(DACUCT)

Distribution details in China

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 526 (1991): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
A detailed overview of B. minax in China is given by Xia et al. (2018). B. minax occurs in 9 citrus-producing provinces. Fruit infestations are generally moderate to severe in Guizhou, Hubei, Hunan, Sichuan, and Chongqing, and moderate in Jiangxi, Guangxi, Shaanxi and Yunnan. It is supposed that the area of origin of B. minax is the Yunnan-Guizhou Plateau.
References
* Hancock DL, Drew RAI (2018) A review of the subgenera Apodacus Perkins, Hemizeugodacus Hardy, Neozeugodacus May, stat. rev., Semicallantra Drew and Tetradacus Miyake of Bactrocera Macquart (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). Australian Entomologist 45(1), 105-132.
------- Southern China.

* Xia Y, Ma XL, Hou BH, Ouyang GC (2018) A review of Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae) in China for the purpose of safeguarding. Advances in Entomology 6, 35-61.

* Wang, H. S.; Zhao, C. D.; Li, H. X.; Lou, H. Z.; Liu, Q. R.; Kang, W.; Hu, J. G.; Zhang, H. Q.; Chu, J. M.; Xia, D. R.; Yang, R. X. (1990) Acta Agriculturae Nucleatae Sinica 4 (No. 3), 135-138.

* Wang J, Zhou HY, Zhao ZM, Liu YH (2014) Effects of juvenile hormone analogue and ecdysteroid on adult eclosion of the fruit fly Bactrocera minax (Diptera: Tephritidae). Journal of Economic Entomology 107(4), 1519-1525.
------- Outbreak in 2008 in Sichuan.

* Zhang, Y. (1989) Citrus fruit flies of Sichuan province. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 19, 649-654.
------- Under eradication in several counties of Sichuan.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bhutan Present, no details view...
India Sikkim Present, no details view...
India West Bengal Present, no details view...
India Present, restricted distribution view...
Nepal Present, no details view...