Description of Anastrepha suspensa (Loew), generated from a DELTA database. ABSTRACT. Field trials were conducted in south Florida to compare capture of wild Caribbean fruit flies, Anastrepha suspensa (Loew), and sterile male. J Econ Entomol. Dec;(6) Genetic variation of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Florida and the Caribbean using microsatellite .

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Fruit flies of Florida Diptera: On 6 Novembertwo larvae, identified as being Anastrepha sp. Anastrepha suspensa Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page This species was first described in by Loew as Trypeta suspensa. In contrast, a strain found in Puerto Rico occurs there in large numbers and attacks a number of tropical and subtropical fruits, including citrus. Possibilities for the biological control of A. In every case the preferred host, guava, was present in the cage xuspensa other hosts that were attacked.

For details of the use of traps for this species see Detection and Inspection. Traps were used to obtain an indication of the progress of eradication. A database of Anastrepha host records anzstrepha provided sjspensa Norrbom Like other pest species of AnastrephaA. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 92 2: Journal of Economic Entomology, 83 6: SIT also holds promise for effective reduction of the Caribbean fruit fly in Florida.

The Division of Plant Industry of the Florida Anaxtrepha of Agriculture formerly the State Plant Board of Florida and the United States Department of Agriculture expanded the detection program to obtain more information on the distribution and abundance of this strain of A. The main characteristics, however, anastrrpha each species appear to be constant and allow relatively easy identification.


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Caribbean fruit fly (Anastrepha suspensa) – UF/IFAS Pest Alert

Their Identification and Bionomics. Berryhill at San Juan, Puerto Rico, in Augustwhich is the result of the crossing of the two species. One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using. Spray operations were instigated to try to check the further spread and increase of this fruit fly. Ecology; movements of tephritid fruit flies.

Pattern mostly orange-brown and moderate-brown. Methods for identification of Anastrepha larvae Diptera: There were several strong indications that this was a recently introduced strain of A. Sign In Forgot password?

Anastrepha suspensa – Wikipedia

Journal of Economic Entomology, 85 suspsnsa Methyl bromide fumigation quarantine treatment for carambolas infested with Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: Scutum entirely microtrichose or at most with small presutural, medial bare area. A8, area around spiracles protuberant with large intermediate areas. Lateral view of the buccal carinae of A.

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The adult is a small yellow-brown fly that can be as long as 12—14 mm, with rather long, patterned wings. This resulted in a discontinuation of eradication efforts in January Biological control of the Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: Life Cycle Back to Top Anastrepha suspensa infests only mature to overripe fruits.


Abamectin bait for Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: However, export from infested areas to these regions is minimal. Dorsobasal scales of eversible membrane numerous, hook-like, in triangular pattern. Response of Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: Title Line artwork of aculeus.

The larvae of Anastrepha are extremely difficult to identify and specialist help should be sought to confirm critical identifications. Florida Entomologist, 70 2: Furthermore, most Anastrepha spp. Psidium guajava common guava Caged hosts in Florida before Insecticidal protection is possible using a cover spray or a bait spray.

Caribbean fruit fly (Anastrepha suspensa)

Parasites and predators introduced against arthropod pests. Abamectin has been shown to be a viable alternative to malathion Hennessey and King, for use in bait sprays. During the early s, O. Seven DNA microsatellite markers were used to characterize the population genetic structure of A.

Stone further stated that “in the national museum collection are 19 specimens, the offspring of two A. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticulture Society, A revision of the genus Anastrepha based on a study of the wings and on the length of the ovipositor sheath Diptera: