EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera dorsalis(DACUDO)

Distribution details in Mozambique

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2007
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present: subject to official control (2008-11)
From CABI Pest map 109 (2019): Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (2008/217) : first record in Mozambique (as B. invadens). First specimens were trapped in 2007 in Cuamba district (Niassa province, north of the country).

From NPPO (IPPC website, 2008): present in central and northern part of the country and under control.
* Correia ARI, Rego JM, Olmi M (2008) A pest of significant economic importance detected for the first time in Mozambique: Bactrocera invadens Drew, Tsuruta & White (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). Bolletino di Zoologia Agraria e di Bachicoltura Serie II, 40(1), 9-13.

* 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.

Threat and responses to Bactrocera invadens in Southern and East African countries exporting to South Africa by D. Cassidy (May 2010). http://www.ebook-pdf.co.uk/pdf/opportunities-in-southern-africa-south-africa-angola-and-mozambique.html

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Mozambique. Occurence of fruit fly, Bactrocera invadens in Mozambique (2008-11-14).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Congo, Democratic republic of the Present, no details view...
Eswatini Present, no details view...
Malawi Present, no details view...
Tanzania Present, no details view...
Zambia Present, no details view...
Zimbabwe Present, no details view...