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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This resulted in a discontinuation of ssuspensa efforts in January Consignments of fruits of Citrus, Fortunella, Malus, Mangifera indica mangoPrunus domestica plumPrunus persica peach and Psidium guajava guava from countries where A.

Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly)

Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page The pteromalid Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae was released with several other species of parasitoid in Puerto Rico in Clausen,but only P. International Atomic Energy Agency, 47 pp. Fed flies displayed little or no pattern of feeding activity from d old. Life Cycle Back to Top Anastrepha suspensa infests only mature to overripe fruits. Journal of Agricultural Entomology, 14 2: Tephritidae to modified McPhail and Jacdson traps: Anastrepha suspensa was described originally from specimens collected in Cuba.

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Fruits may also be treated in transit by cold treatment for example, 13, 15 or 17 days at 0. Caudal end of A. Adult As in most other Anastrepha spp. Anal lobe always entire. Predation on wandering larvae and pupae of Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: Journal of the Department of Agriculture, Puerto Rico, susoensa Lateral view of the buccal carinae of A.

Anastrepha suspensa – Wikipedia

Stone further stated that “in the national museum collection are 19 specimens, the offspring of two A. Mating between the sterile lab-reared flies and fertile wild flies interrupts the native population because offspring are not produced.

Journal of Economic Entomology, 77 1: These specimens show characters of both parents and a wing pattern with the V band rather widely separated from the S band and therefore scarcely agreeing with either. However, a species of insect, or a particular strain of that species, sometimes acts substantially differently when introduced into new areas and may become a serious pest in those new areas.

Guava subsequently proved to be the preferred host of A.

Field evaluation of attractants in the capture of Anastrepha spp. A distinct scutoscutellar spot is always present in Florida specimens, whereas A. Florida Entomologist, 76 4: Characters of the larvae and pupae of certain fruit flies. Most users should sign in with their email address. Four days afterward, adults of Anastrepha suspensa were collected at this site. Pattern mostly orange-brown and moderate-brown.


World Crop Pests, 3 B. Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 32 2: Although pesticide treatments have been shown to reduce fruit fly populations with anashrepha adverse effects, attempts are being made to develop an integrated pest management approach using biological control techniques.

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The adult of A. In Florida, only very ripe citrus has been attacked. You could not be signed in. The females can be distinguished from those of A.

Adult female Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa Loew. Abamectin bait for Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: Two additional larvae were collected from hog plums on 12 November, and five pupae were obtained on 12 and 14 November by sifting soil.