EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera latifrons(DACULA)

Distribution details in United States of America (Hawaii)

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, no details
First recorded in: 1983
From CABI Pest map 566 (1996): Present, no details
Comments
First found in Honolulu in 1983 (Oahu island). For several years, it was thought to be confined to Oahu island but surveys later showed that the pest is distributed on all of the accessible, major islands of the Hawaiian archipelago.
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
------- The map says 'established by consensus' suggesting that no recent surveys have taken place.