EPPO Global Database

Zaprionus tuberculatus(ZAPRTU)

Distribution details in Tunisia

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2020: Present, restricted distribution
First recorded in: 2019
EPPO Reporting Service (2020/112) : first found in October 2019 on Carissa macrocarpa fruit, in the ornamental nursery of the of the Higher Agronomic Institute (ISA CM), Chott Mariem (Sousse).
* Ben Halima Kamel M, Ben Cheik Z, Zouari S, Mdellel L, Balmès V (2020) First report of Zaprionus indianus and Z. tuberculatus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Tunisia. EPPO Bulletin 50(2), 307-310. https://doi.org/10.1111/epp.12662