EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis completa(RHAGCO)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2019: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1986
Pest status declared by NPPO: Present, widespread (2019-01)
From CABI Pest map 337 (1997): Present, restricted distribution
First found in 1986, it remained confiined South of the Alps for some time but is now widespread in Swiitzerland.

1986-1990: light trapping reports from the Ticino area (Tessin valley) of 9 males and 1 female.

EPPO Reporting Service (516/15) (1991-10-01).

EPPO Reporting Service (525/15) of 1992-07: now considered established in southern Switzerland.

EPPO Reporting Service (1994/110) : widely distributed in canton of Ticino, in regions of Locarno, Lugano and Chiasso. Established; eradication not feasible.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/184) : now widespread in Switzerland.
* Anonymous (2010) Press release from Agroscope, Wädenswil, Switzerland (2010-10-12) La mouche des brous du noyer : un ravageur américain sur tout le territoire suisse pour cause de changement climatique. http://www.admin.ch/aktuell/00089/index.html?lang=fr-id=35537=yes

* NPPO of Switzerland (1991, 2019-01).

* Mani, E.; Merz, B.; Brunetti, R.; Schaub, L.; Jermini, M.; Schwaller, F. (1994) Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 67 (1-2), 177-182.
------- Ticino.

* Merz, B. (1991) Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellshaft 64 (1-2), 55-57.
------- South, first record for Europe.

* Samietz J, Schwizer T, Höhn H, Linder C, Aluja M, Guillén L (2012) Noircissement des noix dû aux mouches et aux maladies: importance du choix variétal. Revue suisse Viticulture, Arboriculture, Horticulture 44(2), 88-93.

* Trematerra, P.; Paparatti, B.; Girgenti, P. (1995) Informatore Agrario 51 (47), 74-76.
------- Ticino, in 1991.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Austria Present, few occurrences view...
France Corse Present, restricted distribution view...
France Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...