EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis indifferens(RHAGIN)

Distribution details in Switzerland

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Absent, invalid record
From NPPO: Absent, invalid record
Comments
Recent light trapping reports from the Ticino area (Tessin valley) 2 males, in 1983 and in 1987.

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

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

EPPO Reporting Service (94/110): very low densities, only in region of Lugano (Ticino canton). Swiss authorities may decide to eradicate.

EPPO Reporting Service (2010/127) : recent studies showed that all records of R. indifferens in Switzerland were based on misidentifications of R. cingulata.
References
* NPPO of Switzerland (1994-03, 2010-08).