EPPO Global Database

Rhagoletis pomonella(RHAGPO)

Distribution details in United States of America

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2014: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 048 (1989): Present, widespread
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Comments
Eastern states (most important as a pest in north-eastern states but found south to northern Florida) and recently established in Oregon from where it has spread to California, southeastern Washington and Colorado.

Arnett (1993) gives it as present in his northeast and southeast zones of USA, and in individual states elsewhere.
References
* AliNiazee, M.T.; Brunner, J.F. (1986) Apple maggot in the western United States: a review of its establishment and current approaches to management. Journal of the Entomological Society of British Columbia 83, 49-53.

* Arnett RH Jr. (1993) American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico Sandhill Crane Press. Gainesville, Florida, 850 pp.

* Hood GR, Yee W, Goughnour RB, Sim SB, Egan SP, Arcella T, Saint-Jean G, Powell THQ, Xu CCY, Feder JL (2013) The geographic distribution of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Western United States: introduced species or native populations? Annals of the Entomological Society of America 106(1), 59-65.

* NPPO of the USA (1992).

* 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 Prince Edward Island Present, widespread view...
Canada New Brunswick Present, widespread view...
Canada Nova Scotia Present, no details view...
Canada Québec Present, widespread view...
Canada Manitoba Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Saskatchewan Present, restricted distribution view...
Canada Alberta Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Ontario Present, widespread view...
Canada British Columbia Present, few occurrences view...
Canada Present, restricted distribution view...
Mexico Present, restricted distribution view...