Mexican fruit fly (Mexfly)


As of December 29, 2017 there have been:

  • Four wild Mexican fruit fly adults trapped in the Spring Valley Area
  • Seven wild Mexican fruit fly adults trapped in the Encinitas area

Five wild adult flies, a mated female or immature stage will result in a quarantine.

In the event of a quarantine, some of the commodities affected include:

  • Guava, cherimoya, passionfruit, coffee, and many other subtropical fruits
  • Apples
  • Oranges, Lemons (some varieties are not hosts including Lisbon and Eureka), Lime (sour lime varieties are exempt including Bearss)
  • Avocado (Hass are exempt)
  • Full host list

For more information please contact Gabriel Hernandez at (858) 614-7770 or


General Mexfly Information

Mexfly Facts

CDFA Mexfly Page

Mexfly Host List