EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis completa(RHAGCO)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2012: Present, widespread
First recorded in: 1986
From CABI Pest map 337 (1997): Present, restricted distribution
From NPPO: 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 (94/110): 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).

* 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 Present, restricted distribution view...
Germany Present, restricted distribution view...
Italy Present, restricted distribution view...