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Subject: Bactrocera zonata trapped in Israel
Publicada: March 21, 2001
Source: EPPO Reporting Service
The first suspected interception of peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata, was reported recently by the National Plant Protection Organization of Israel. A single male B. zonata was discovered in a dectection trap in mid-November, 2000, at the border with Egypt and the Palestinian Autonomy. This pest is known to occur in Egypt.