Abstract. Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is one of the least studied of the pestiferous Neotropical tephritid flies despite its propensity. Semiochemicals of Anastrepha serpentina, the Sapote fruit fly Subfamily: Trypetinae. Genus: Anastrepha. Tribe: Toxotrypanini. Author: Wiedemann. Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha serpentina (Diptera: Tephritidae) do not infest Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae), but Anastrepha obliqua occasionally shares .

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However, work preparatory to sterile insect release has been carried out Liedo and Carey, ; Jacome et al. Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Insecta: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 2: The sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemannsometimes called the serpentine fruit fly, is intercepted frequently in United States ports of entry in various hosts from several countries.

Bait sprays work on the principle that both male and female tephritids are strongly attracted to a protein source from which ammonia emanates. Entomological Society of Washington. EU pesticides database www.

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Bait sprays have the advantage over cover sprays that they can be applied as a spot treatment so that the flies are attracted to the insecticide and there is minimal impact on natural enemies. Immature Stages The key by Steck et al.


Little post-harvest information is available specifically for A. Detection and Inspection Top of page No male lures have yet been identified for Anastrepha spp. Facial carina, in profile, concave.

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Plants of host species transported with roots from countries where the pest occurs should be free from soil, or the soil should be treated against puparia and should not carry fruits. For Anastrepha ludensfor example, the fruits may also be serpebtina in transit by cold treatment e. The status of A. Ocellar seta weak, small to minute.

Pupariation is in the soil under the host plant and the adults emerge after days. Biological control methods involving parasitoids or sterile insect release have not been tried against A.

Tephritidae in citrus in Brazil. Journal of Economic Serpentinx, 87 6: Fruits so ripened, anaztrepha, are inferior to tree-ripened fruits. Warm temperate climate with dry winter Warm average temp. Their identification and bionomics. Although puparia have been obtained, no fly or parasitoid emergence was observed for three samples. Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann is recorded for the first time in citrus Rutaceae in Brazil.

Studies anastrepga the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean islands, No. Received 21 December and accepted 18 April Fruit infesting tephritids Dipt.: These three municipalities are around km far from one another, forming a triangle. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Vein M strongly curved apically; section between bm-cu and r-m 1. The distribution map includes records based on specimens of A.


The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. Qnastrepha fruitfly Anastrepha serpentina in Curacao. This report represents a new fruit fly species association related anastrpeha the host range evolution. World Crop Pests, 3 A. Does not cut HhaI: Such plants may be prohibited for importation. It is a widespread species in the American tropics, occurring from Mexico to Argentina. Diagnosis Top of page Steck et al. Summary of Invasiveness Top of page A.

Lifting of sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemannquarantine in Texas. It is an important pest species in Mexico because its larvae infest sapote, sapodilla, willowleaf lucuma, and related fruits.

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