A Queensland Fruit Fly Bactrocera tryoni has been detected in a fruit fly surveillance trap at a residential property in Devonport, Auckland City

Publication Date
Mon, 18 Feb 2019, 23:06
Last Updated
Feb. 27, 2019, 4:32 a.m.
Report Number
NZL-09/3
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
Single detection in Devonport, Auckland City, New Zealand
Summary

A Queensland Fruit Fly Bactrocera tryoni has been detected in a fruit fly surveillance trap at a residential property in Devonport, Auckland City. A Ministry for Primary Industry entomologist has confirmed the fly is a male Queensland Fruit Fly.

New Zealand’s Ministry for Primary Industries is undertaking further investigations including intensified trapping and fruit monitoring to determine if additional flies are present.

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