EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera latifrons(DACULA)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1983
From CABI Pest map 566 (1996): Present, restricted distribution
Comments
Established only in Hawaii (where it was first found in 1983 in Honolulu). Few isolated outbreaks have been reported in California and eradicated.
References
* INTERNET
University of Hawaii. Liquido NJ (1994) Ecology of Bactrocera latifrons populations in Hawaii, 3 pp. http://www.ctahr.hawaii.edu/oc/freepubs/pdf/HITAHR_05-08-94_40-42.pdf

* McQuate GT, Liquido NJ (2013) Annotated world bibliography of host fruits of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Insecta Mundi 0289, 61 pp.

* NAPIS - Pest tracker (US) - Bactrocera latifrons. http://pest.ceris.purdue.edu

* NAPPO Phytosanitary Pest Alert System. Official Pest Reports. USA (2016-08-19) Bactrocera latifrons (Malaysian Fruit Fly) - Removal of the Quarantine in the Westchester Area of Los Angeles County, California. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=677