3436.  Bactrocera albistrigata

State Interior Quarantine

 

A.  Pest.  White striped fruit fly, Bactrocera albistrigata.

 

B.  Area Under Quarantine.

 

Effective January 29, 2010 the La Verne are in Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties have been removed from areas under quarantine.

 
 

 

 

 

 

 


C.  Articles and Commodities Covered.  The following are declared to be hosts and possible carriers of white striped fruit fly.

1.   All fruit, vegetables or berries of the following:

            Scientific Name                                   Common Name

    Aglaia argentea                                   Tanglar

    Artocarpus heterophyllus                   Jackfruit

    Averrhoa carambola                           Carambola

    Calophyllum inophyllum                     Alexandrian laurel

    Gmelina elliptica                                 Badhara bush

    Guettarda speciosa                            Beach gardenia

    Mangifera indica                                 Mango

    Mimusops elengi                                Bakula

    Ochrosia oppositifolia

                =(Neisosperma

                oppositifolium)             Kōjbar

    Polyalthia longifolia                             Mast tree

    Psidium guajava                                 Guava

    Scolopia spinosa                                Piring

    Syzygium spp.

    Syzygium aqueum                              Watery rose-apple

    Syzygium aromaticum                       Clove

    Syzygium jambos                               Rose apple

    Syzygium malaccense                       Malay-apple

    Syzygium samarangense                  Water apple

    Terminalia catappa                             Tropical almond

    Terminalia procera                              Singaporel almond

 

2. Soil within the drip area of plants producing, or which have produced fruit or berries as listed in C1 above.

 

3.   Any other product, article, or means of conveyance when it is determined by the Secretary or county agricultural commissioner to present a hazard of spreading live life stages of white striped fruit and the person in possession thereof has been so notified.

 

D.  Restrictions.

1.   At the wholesale level, articles and commodities covered in Section C are prohibited movement within or from the area under quarantine except as provided in (a) or (b) below:

 

(a)  If the article or commodity has been treated in a manner approved by the department to eliminate white striped fruit fly, is transported in a manner to preclude exposure to white striped fruit fly, and is accompanied by a written certificate issued by an authorized State or county agricultural official affirming compliance with this subsection; or,

 

(b)  The article or commodity is moving for treatment for white striped fruit fly or processing and in a manner approved by the department to preclude exposure to white striped fruit fly and is accompanied by a written certificate issued by an authorized State or county agricultural official affirming such movement has been authorized under this subsection.

 

2.   At the wholesale level, articles and commodities covered in Section C which have been commercially produced outside the area under quarantine are prohibited movement into the area under quarantine except when accompanied by a shipping document indicating the point of origin and destination and moved in compliance with (a), (b) or (c) below:

 

(a) If the article or commodity is moving directly through the area under quarantine without delay and by a direct route in an enclosed vehicle or container or completely enclosed by a covering to prevent exposure to the white striped fruit fly while enroute through the area; or,

 

(b) The article or commodity is destined to a wholesale or retail establishment within the quarantined area and, if moving between 9:a.m. and sunset, is transported in an enclosed vehicle or container or completely enclosed by a covering to prevent exposure to the white striped fruit fly; or

 

(c) The article or commodity is destined to a commercial processing facility.

 

3.   At the retail level, articles and commodities covered which have been commercially produced are prohibited movement from or within the area under quarantine except when the person in possession has a sales slip or other comparable document showing the commodity was purchased from a commercial establishment.

 

4.   Articles and commodities covered which have been noncommercially produced within the area under quarantine, including “backyard” production, are prohibited movement from the premises where grown except under written authorization of the department or county agricultural commissioner.

 

5.   Articles and commodities covered which have been noncommercially produced outside the area under quarantine are prohibited movement into the area under quarantine except when the person in possession has signed a statement showing the commodity, amount, origin, destination, and date of transportation.

 

6.   Within the area under quarantine, no wholesale or retail establishment shall handle, sell, or offer for sale any article or commodity covered unless such commodities at all times are maintained in a manner approved by the department to preclude exposure to white striped fruit fly.  No commodity covered shall be held for sale or sold from a truck, trailer, or other mobile vehicle.

 

 

 Bactrocera albistrigata (White Striped Fruit Fly) QUARANTINE MAP
 

 Los Angeles and San Bernardino Counties

 

            La Verne Quarantine Area (Removed from Quarantine Area)