EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis cingulata(RHAGCI)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 1983
From CABI Pest map 159 (2009): Present, few occurrences
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/127) : R. cingulata was fist caught in Ticino in 1983, but was confused with R. indifferens until the early 2000s (all earlier records of R. indifferens in Switzerland were in fact R. cingulata). The pest is now established in the South.
* Lampe I, Burghause F, Krauthausen HJ (2005) Introduction and distribution of the American Eastern cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cingulata, in the Rhine Valley, Germany. Proceedings of the BCPC Symposium on ‘Introduction and spread of invasive species’, Berlin, 200506-09/11, No. 81, 135-140.

* Merz B, Niehuis M (2001) [Remarkable records of fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) from Rhineland-Palatinate (Germany)]. Dipteron 4(1), 57-64.

* NPPO of Switzerland (2010-08).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
France Present, few occurrences view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, few occurrences view...