EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis completa(RHAGCO)

Distribution details in United States of America

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, restricted distribution
From CABI Pest map 337 (1997): Present, restricted distribution
Southern and central. Adventive in California since the early 1920s. California is the only state where R. completa is considered to be a major pest (due to the importance of the walnut industry there).
* Berlocher SH (1984) Journal of Heredity 75 (5), 392-396.

* Bush GL (1966) The taxonomy, cytology and evolution of the genus Rhagoletis in North America (Diptera: Tephritidae). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 134, 431-526.

* Foote RH, Blanc FL, Norrbom AL (1993) Handbook of the Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, 571 pp.

* Yee WL, Ortiz VH, Rull J, Sinclair BJ, Neven LG (2014) Status of Rhagoletis (Diptera: Tephritidae) pests in the NAPPO countries. Journal of Economic Entomology 107(1), 11-28.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Canada British Columbia Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...