EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera zonata(DACUZO)

Distribution details in Iraq

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2016: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2016
EPPO Reporting Service (2017/145) : first found in spring 2016 in Wasit province. Later surveys using pheromone traps detected the pest in other provinces (Almuthana, Baghdad, Karbela, Najaf, Salahaldeen, Wasit).
* Abdulrazak AS, Hadwan HA, Hassan SA, Aydan NI, Mohammed AK, Haider KM, Hussein SA (2016) New record of peach fruit fly Bactrocera zonata (Saunders) (Tephritidae: Diptera) in Iraq. Arab and Near East Plant Protection Newsletter no. 69, 4.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Iran Present, restricted distribution view...
Saudi Arabia Present, restricted distribution view...