EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera tsuneonis(DACUTS)

Distribution details in Taiwan

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Absent, unreliable record
From NPPO: Absent, unreliable record
Comments
Some papers records the pest as present in Taiwan. However, recent surveys (Doorenweerd et al., 2019) failed to detect it.
References
* Doorenweerd C, Leblanc L, Hsu YF, Huang CL, Lin YC, San Jose M, Rubinoff D (2019) "Taiwan's Dacini fruit flies: rare endemics and abundant pests, along altitudinal gradients," Pacific Science, 73(1), 35-59.

* Hou BH, Ouyang GC, Lu HL, Ma J, Lu YY, Xia Y (2018) First detection of Bactrocera tsuneonis (Diptera:
Tephritidae) in Guangdong Province of China. Florida Entomologist 101(3), 533-535.

* Zhang Y (1989) Citrus fruit flies of Sichuan Province (China). Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin 19, 649-654.

* NPPO of Taiwan (1992).
------ Did not confirm the presence of the pest.