EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera dorsalis(DACUDO)

Distribution details in Eswatini

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, no details
First recorded in: 2013
From CABI Pest map 109 (2019): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2014/150) : it was first caught (as B. invadens) in methyl eugenol traps in the Northern part of Swaziland, near the border with South Africa (Matsamo). Further detections were then made in Northeastern areas (Mananga and Lomahasha). Under official control.
* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – Swaziland. Notification on the detection of Bactrocera invadens in Swaziland (2013-07-07). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* Magagula CN, Cugalma DC, Monadjem A, Mdumiseni Dlamini W (2015) Predicted regional and national distribution of Bactrocera dorsalis (syn. B. invadens) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in southern Africa and implications for its management. African Entomology 23(2), 427-437.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Congo, Democratic republic of the Present, no details view...
Mozambique Present, restricted distribution view...