EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis cingulata(RHAGCI)

Distribution details in France

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2018: Present, few occurrences
First recorded in: 2010
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, at low prevalence (very few catches) (2018-06)
EPPO Reporting Service (2010/181) : trapped for the first time in August 2010 in one production site of Prunus in Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur.

From NPPO (2011-06): eradication measures are being taken.

EPPO Reporting Service (2011/174) : detected in one walnut plantation in Aquitaine. A national monitoring programme will be implemented to better understand the situation of R. cingulata in France.

EPPO Reporting Service (2013/055) : caught in 1 trap located in a cherry tree (Prunus avium cv. ‘Noir de Meched’) near experimental cherry orchards in Languedoc-Roussillon. Phytosanitary measures were taken to eradicate the pest.

From NPPO (2018): few specimens were occasionally caught in 2010 (Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region), in 2011 (Nouvelle-Aquitaine region), in 2012 (Occitanie region), and in 2014 in Lot (Occitanie region) during surveys on Ceratitis capitata and Rhagoletis completa. In all cases, specific surveys conducted in the following year did not detect the pest again.
* Martinez M, Germain JF, Streito JC (2014) Insectes ravageurs invasifs: le point sur les espèces introduites. Phytoma no.677, 18-22.

* NPPO of France (2010-09, 2011-06, 2011-07, 2013-02, 2018-06).
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Belgium Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, few occurrences view...
Switzerland Present, restricted distribution view...