Detection of a single male Queensland fruit fly (in a New Zealand surveillance trap)

Publication Date
Fri, 11 May 2012, 00:00
Last Updated
May 10, 2012, 9:01 a.m.
Report Number
NZL-01/3
Country
New Zealand
Pest Id
Bactrocera tryoni - (DACUTR)
Report Status
Final
Hosts
Single male detected in a surveillance trap
Pest Status
  • Transient: actionable, under surveillance
Geographical Distribution
One find only in a suburb (Mt Roskill)of Auckland city, New Zealand
Summary

A single male Queensland fruit fly was detected in a surveillance trap in a residential suburb of Auckland city, NZ. The NZ Ministry for Primary Industries is undertaking a follow-up investigation including intensified trapping and fruit monitoring (ref. ISPM #26) to determine if additional flies are present.

Danger
Only one individual male fly has been detected. NZ is following up with intensive trapping and fruit monitoring to find if additional flies are present.
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