EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera dorsalis(DACUDO)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Absent, pest eradicated
EPPO Reporting Service (96/026) : single record in December 1994, after a long period with no records (since 1969).

EPPO Reporting Service (99/141): new outbreak, 8 flies trapped in Tampa, Velusia and Brevard counties over May-August 1999. Intensive trapping and spot treatments.

NAPPO phytosanitary alert system 2001-07-17: 2 flies trapped in Sarasota

EPPO Reporting Service (2007/187) : in July 2007, a single male was caught in Valrico, eradication measures are being applied.

In August 2012, the NPPO officially declared the eradication of B. dorsalis from California and USA (presumably continental US territory - as nothing indicates that B. dorsalis no longer occurs in Hawaii).

In August 2015, it was detected in the Redland area of Miami-Dade county. Declared eradicated in March 2016.
* DOACS (Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services) Press Release (2007-07-12) Fruit fly found in Valrico. http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/press/2007/07122007.html (last retrieved in 2007-10).

* IPPC website. Official Pest Reports – USA. Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly) eradicated from California (2012-07-10). https://www.ippc.int/index.php

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports.
- USA (2016-03-08) Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental Fruit Fly) - Removal of Quarantine Area in Redland, Miami-Dade County, Florida. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=650
- USA (2015-11-23) Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental Fruit Fly) – New Regulated Area Established in Redland, Miami-Dade County, Florida. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=640

* Sutton BD, Steck GJ (2005) An annotated checklist of the Tephritidae (Diptera) of Florida. Insecta Mundi 19(4), 227-245.
------- Incursions have been reported from Central and South Florida (mainly in urban areas) since 1964, and have been eradicated (as of 2005).