EPPO Global Database

Bactrocera zonata(DACUZO)

Distribution details in United States of America (California)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Absent, pest eradicated
Eradication in: 2006
From CABI Pest map 125 (2013): Absent, pest eradicated
Occasionnally trapped in California and always subject to eradication measures.

EPPO Reporting Service (2002/020) : 4 adults found in California in 2001. Also in Santa Clara county (2001), under eradication (http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/cdfa/pendingregs/docs/peachfruitflyNOT.pdf).

EPPO Reporting Service (2006/128) : 6 adults caught in Fresno county. Eradication was declared successful in California in July 2006 (NAPPO, 2006).
* Anon. (1984) Citrograph 69 (7), 165.
------- First record for the western hemisphere.

* Alzubaidy, M. (2000) Arab Journal of Plant Protection 18 (2), 139-142.

* Carey, J.R.; Dowell, R.V. (1989) Exotic fruit pests and California agriculture. California Agriculture 43(5/6), 38-40.

* Foote, R. H.; Blanc, F. L.; Norrbom, A. L. (1993) Handbook of the fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico. Comstock, Ithaca, USA.
------- 1-3 males trapped on 4 occasions in 1984, 1987 (twice) and 1990.

NAPPO Phytosanitary Alert System. Official Pest Reports (2006-07-31) . Bactrocera zonata (peach fruit fly), removal of quarantine area in Fresno and Madera counties, California. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail_print.cfm?oprid=212

* Papadopoulos NT, Plant RE, Carey JR (2013) From trickle to flood: the large-scale, cryptic invasion of California by tropical fruit flies. Proceedings of the Royal Society B no. 208, 30131466. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rspb.2013.1466

* Spaugy, L. (1988) Fruit flies. Two more eradication projects over. Citrograph 73, 168.
------- The eradication of B. zonata from Los Angeles County, California, is reported.