EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera dorsalis(DACUDO)

Distribution details in Benin

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2001
From CABI Pest map 109 (2019): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2005/085) : first trapped in June 2004 (as B. invadens).
* De Villiers M, Hattingh V, Kriticos DJ, Brunel S, Vayssieres JF, Sinzogan A, Billah MK, Mohamed MA, Mwatawala M, Abdelgader H, Salah FEE, De Meyer M (2016) The potential distribution of Bactrocera dorsalis: considering phenology and irrigation patterns. Bulletin of Entomological Research 106, 19-33.

* Drew RAI, Tsuruta K, White IM (2005) A new species of pest fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) from Sri Lanka and Africa. African Entomology 13(1), 149-154.

* Goergen G, Vayssières JF, Gnanvossou D, Tindo M (2011) Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae), a new invasive fruit fly pest for the Afrotropical region: host range and distribution in West and Central Africa. Environmental Entomology 40(4), 844-854.
------- List of host plants recorded in Benin and Cameroon.

* Hanna R, Gnanvossou D, Goergen G, Bokonon-Ganta AH, Mohamed SA, Eseki S, Fiaboe KKM, Agnontchémè AI (2020) Efficiency of food-based attractants for monitoring tephritid fruit flies and abundance in mango systems across three West African agro-ecological zones. Journal of Economic Entomoloy 113(2) 860-871.

* Vayssières JF, Korie S, Coulibaly O, Temple L, Boueyi SP (2008) The mango tree in central and northern Benin: cultivar inventory, yield assessment, infested stages and loss due to fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Fruits (Paris) 63, 335-348.
------- A study done in 2006 showed that on mangoes the presence of both C. cosyra and B. invadens caused severe fruit losses (50-70%).

* Vayssières JF, Korie S, Ayegnon D (2009) Correlation of fruit fly (Diptera Tephritidae) infestation of major mango cultivars in Borgou (Benin) with abiotic and biotic factors and assessment of damage. Crop Protection 28(6), 477-488.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Burkina Faso Present, no details view...
Niger Present, no details view...
Nigeria Present, no details view...
Togo Present, no details view...