Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824)
Ceratitis citriperda Macleay, 1829, Ceratitis hispanica Breme, 1842, Pardalapsis asparagi Bezzi, 1924, Tephritis capitata Wiedemann, 1824
Mediterranean fruit fly, medfly.
Declared Pest - s22(2)
Declared pests must satisfy any applicable import requirements when imported, and may be subject to an import permit if they are potential carriers of high-risk organisms. They may also be subject to control and keeping requirements once within Western Australia.
C1 - Exclusion / Prohibited
Organisms which should be excluded from part or all of Western Australia.
- ORIA (i.e. north of latitude 17°S and east of longitude 127°E)
- Wyndham-East Kimberley (S).
C2 - Eradication / Prohibited
Organisms which should be eradicated from part or all of Western Australia.
- Within a 15 km radius from the south west corner of Bibbawarra Rd and North West Coastal Highway
- Carnarvon (S).
C3 - Management / Prohibited
Organisms that should have some form of management applied that will alleviate the harmful impact of the organism, reduce the numbers or distribution of the organism or prevent or contain the spread of the organism.
- Applicable area(s):
- Swan (S),
- Serpentine-Jarrahdale (S),
- Mundaring (S),
- Kalamunda (S),
- Armadale (C).