EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera dorsalis(DACUDO)

Distribution details in Italy

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Absent, intercepted only
First recorded in: 2018
Pest status declared by NPPO: Absent, intercepted only (2020-06)
From CABI Pest map 109 (2019): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2018/215) : first specimens were caught in methyl-eugenol traps in 2 sites (Salerno and Napoli provinces) in Campania. Under official control.

From NPPO (2019): under eradication.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/096) : Further surveys conducted. Official measures were taken to avoid any further spread. As of January 2019, no further specimens of B. dorsalis were caught in traps, nor found in fruit or soil samples.

EPPO Reporting Service (2019/228) : Surveys were intensified. Several specimens were trapped. It is considered that these findings are not linked to an outbreak.

From NPPO (2020): also trapped in two sites in Lazio (Roma – Loc. Fiorano, near Ciampino airport; Roma - near Bracciano Lake). Considered as interceptions.
* NPPO of Italy (2018-11, 2019-01, 2019-09, 2019-10, 2020-02, 2020-06).

* Nugnes F, Russo E, Viggiani G, Bernardo U (2018) First record of an invasive fruit fly belonging to Bactrocera dorsalis complex (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Europe. Insects 9, 182. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/insects9040182

* Servizio Fitosanitario Regionale. Bactrocera dorsalis, mosca orientale della frutta. http://www.agricoltura.regione.campania.it/difesa/bactrocera.html
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Absent, confirmed by survey view...
France Absent, intercepted only view...
Slovenia Absent, confirmed by survey view...