EPPO Global Database

Drosophila suzukii(DROSSU)

Distribution details in Iran

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2015: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2015
EPPO Reporting Service (2016/114) : indicentally found in October 2015 during a survey targeting the olive fruit fly (Bactrocera oleae). Caught in traps placed in olive groves on the southern slopes of Elburz Mountains (near the village of Ghoushchi, Qazvin province).
* Parchami-Araghi M, Gilasian E, Keyhanian AA (2015) Spotted wing drosophila, Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura) (Dip.: Drosophilidae) an invasive fruit pest new to the Middle East and Iran. Drosophila Information Service no. 98, 59-60.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Pakistan Present, no details view...
Turkey Present, restricted distribution view...