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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A preliminary list of the fruit flies of the genus Anastrepha Diptera: Knowledge Bank home Change location.

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. This report represents a new fruit fly species association related to the host range evolution.

A major risk also arises from the probable imposition of much stricter phytosanitary restrictions on exported fruits particularly to America and Japan if any Anastrepha sp. Attacked fruits usually show signs of oviposition punctures and serrpentina sweet fruits may produce a sugary exudate. Two males and one female of A. Such plants may be prohibited for importation.

sapodilla fruit fly (Anastrepha serpentina)

Malathion is the usual choice of insecticide for fruit fly control and this is usually combined with protein hydrolysate to form a bait spray Roessler, ; practical details were given by Bateman Journal of Economic Entomology, 82 6: JavaScript appears to be disabled – features on this website will not function properly. Entomological Society of Washington. Ocellar seta weak, small to minute.


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sapote fruit fly – Anastrepha serpentina

The ovipositor itself is 2. Control; insecticides; insecticidal bait and cover sprays. The key by Steck et al. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a serpentona browser. As illustrated by StoneAnastrepha anomala Stone has the wing pattern as in Anastrepha serpentinabut has a longer ovipositor and a reduced dark pattern on the pleura and abdomen.

Dinamica populacional das moscas-das-frutas do genero Anastrepha Dip. Distribution Top of page A. Thoracic and abdominal segments: Borated hydrolysed protein and borated torula yeast. Prevention Consignments of suitable hosts from countries where the pest occurs should be inspected for symptoms of infestation and those suspected, cut open in order to look for the larvae. Anastrepha serpentina Sapote fruit fly; Black fruit fly. Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page Biosteres longicaudatus is the only larval parasitoid that attacks A.

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Field evaluation of attractants in the capture of Anastrepha spp. More information about modern web browsers can be found at http: Tephritidae in citrus in Brazil. However, no specimens of A.

Pesquisa Agropecuaria Brasileira, Symptoms Top of page Attacked fruits usually show signs of oviposition punctures and very sweet fruits may produce a sugary exudate. White and Elson-Harris described the third-instar larvae as follows:. Over the entire altitudinal gradient, when individual fruit infestation was examined, a dynamic pattern of species dominance was unveiled with guavas growing below m above sea level mainly attacked by A.


Importantly, although we did not anasgrepha evidence that A. The dorsum of the thorax is dark brown with yellow markings. First record of Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Diptera: Malavasi Zucchi, ; Lemos et al. Close Find out more. McPhail traps are usually used for the capture of Anastrepha spp. A revision of the Anastrepha serpentina species group Diptera: Of the 18 genera and 29 species that are native hosts, five genera including ChrysophyllumManilkaraMicropholisPouteriaand Sideroxylon and 15 species belong to the Sapotaceae.

Fruit Flies of Economic Significance. Ethylene dibromide was previously widely used as a fumigant, but is now generally withdrawn because of its carcinogenicity. Low divergence clades may be apparent and used in conjunction with other information about the specimen may still be sufficient to make a confident identification.

World Crop Pests 3 B. The guava samples yielded anastrepba, Anastrepha spp. Crossvein dm-cu distinctly oblique, with anterior end more distal than posterior end. Fruit flies of economic significance: