EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera latifrons(DACULA)

Distribution details in United States of America

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
Established only in Hawaii (where it was first found in 1983 in Honolulu). Few isolated outbreaks have been reported in California and eradicated.
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