EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera dorsalis(DACUDO)

Distribution details in Comoros

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2005
From CABI Pest map 109 (2019): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2006/146) : detected for the first time on the island of Ngazidja (as B. invadens).

The pest was fortuitously caught in a methyl-eugenol trap in August 2005 (pers. com, 2009).
* 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.

Programme Régional de Protection des Végétaux dans l’Océan Indien - Bactrocera invadens aux Comores.

* Personal communication with Alain Barbet (Consultant, Institut des régions chaudes, Montpellier, FR), 2009-11.