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Zaprionus tuberculatus

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Zaprionus tuberculatus

Summary

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  • 16 November 2021
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Invasive Species
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Zaprionus tuberculatus
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Zaprionus tuberculatus

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Drosophilidae
  •                             Genus: Zaprionus
  •                                 Species: Zaprionus tuberculatus

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 30 Jun 2022
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AngolaAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)
Cabo VerdePresent
CameroonPresent
Central African RepublicPresent
ChadPresent
Congo, Democratic Republic of thePresent
Congo, Republic of thePresent
Côte d'IvoirePresent
EgyptPresent
GabonPresent
KenyaPresent
MadagascarPresent
MalawiPresent
MauritiusPresent
MayottePresent
MozambiquePresent
NigerPresent
NigeriaPresent
RéunionPresent
Saint HelenaPresent
SeychellesPresent
South AfricaPresent
TanzaniaPresent
TunisiaPresent, Localized
UgandaPresent
ZambiaPresent
ZimbabwePresent

Asia

IsraelPresent
TurkeyPresent, Localized

Europe

BulgariaPresent, Few occurrences
CyprusPresent
GreecePresent
-CretePresent
ItalyPresentIntroduced2013
MaltaPresent
RomaniaPresent
SpainPresent
-Canary IslandsPresentIntroduced1977

South America

Brazil
-Distrito FederalPresent

Habitat List

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CategorySub-CategoryHabitatPresenceStatus
Terrestrial

Host Plants and Other Plants Affected

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Plant nameFamilyContextReferences
Rubus caesius (dewberry)RosaceaeUnknown

References

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Chireceanu, C., Teodoru, A., Chiriloaie, A., 2015. The first detection of fruit fly Zaprionus tuberculatus Malloch (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the eastern part of Europe (Romania). Analele Universității din Craiova - Biologie, Horticultura, Tehnologia Prelucrarii Produselor Agricole, Ingineria Mediului, 20, 377-382. http://anucraiova.3x.ro/

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Raspi A; Grassi A; Benelli G, 2014. Zaprionus tuberculatus (Diptera Drosophilidae): first records from the European mainland. Bulletin of Insectology, 67(1):157-160. http://www.bulletinofinsectology.org/

Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, 2011. Invasive Species Databases.,

Cavalcanti F A G S, Ribeiro L B, Marins G, Tonelli G S S S, Báo S N, Yassin A, Tidon R, 2021. Geographic expansion of an invasive fly: first record of Zaprionus tuberculatus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the Americas. Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 15 (3), 267-274. DOI:10.1093/aesa/saab052

Chireceanu C, Teodoru A, Chiriloaie A, 2015. The first detection of fruit fly Zaprionus tuberculatus Malloch (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in the eastern part of Europe (Romania). Analele Universității din Craiova - Biologie, Horticultura, Tehnologia Prelucrarii Produselor Agricole, Ingineria Mediului. 377-382. http://anucraiova.3x.ro/

EPPO, 2020. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. https://gd.eppo.int/

EPPO, 2022. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO. 1 pp. https://gd.eppo.int/

Kamel M B H, Cheik Z B, Zouari S, Mdellel L, Balmès V, 2020. First report of Zaprionus indianus and Z. tuberculatus (Diptera: Drosophilidae) in Tunisia. Bulletin OEPP/EPPO Bulletin. 50 (2), 307-310. DOI:10.1111/epp.12662

Raspi A, Grassi A, Benelli G, 2014. Zaprionus tuberculatus (Diptera Drosophilidae): first records from the European mainland. Bulletin of Insectology. 67 (1), 157-160. http://www.bulletinofinsectology.org/

Seebens H, Blackburn T M, Dyer E E, Genovesi P, Hulme P E, Jeschke J M, Pagad S, Pyšek P, Winter M, Arianoutsou M, Bacher S, Blasius B, Brundu G, Capinha C, Celesti-Grapow L, Dawson W, Dullinger S, Fuentes N, Jäger H, Kartesz J, Kenis M, Kreft H, Kühn I, Lenzner B, Liebhold A, Mosena A (et al), 2017. No saturation in the accumulation of alien species worldwide. Nature Communications. 8 (2), 14435. http://www.nature.com/articles/ncomms14435

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