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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Journal of Economic Entomology, 85 4: Gamma-ray irradiation has also been investigated as a quarantine treatment against A.

Anastrepha suspensa – Wikipedia

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide. There are several methods available for certification under bait-spray provisions: Ecology; movements of tephritid fruit flies.

The third-instar larvae are very similar to those of A. Fruit Flies of Economic Significance: Integrated Pest Management a Florida Perspective.

Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. Prevention and Control Top of page Regulatory Control. Florida Entomologist, 76 2: Journal of Chemical Ecology Description Back to Top Adult: Summary of Invasiveness Top of page A. Age-Related Response of Anastrepha suspensa Diptera: Visitations to food lures by starved and fed females were mirrored by egg production.


Tephritidae in guava and carambola grove soils. The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. Susppensa Subscription prices and ordering Short-term Access To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above.

We conclude that A. Drosophilidae in Northwestern United States. These specimens show characters of both parents anastdepha a wing pattern with the V band rather widely separated from the S band and therefore scarcely agreeing with either.

There were several strong indications that this was a recently introduced strain of A.

Ammonium acetate and torula with sodium borate. During this period A.

CAB International, pp. Anastrepha suspensa Loew Diptera: Seven DNA microsatellite markers were used to characterize the population genetic structure of A. Anastrwpha larval descriptions in this publication were made from reared and verified specimens from the U.

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

Calkins believed that control of A. The various tropical fruit hosts that may be locally important in the USA and the West Indies are little traded to other potentially susceptible areas and this probably accounts for the reason why A.

The larva is white with the typical fruit fly larval shape cylindrical, elongated, anterior end usually somewhat recurved ventrally and with mouth hooks, flattened caudal end but with 10 fusiform areas visible; last instar about 8 to 10 mm in length. Sutton, Division of Plant Industry. Many thousands of adults were taken in traps within a few weeks, with the heaviest suspesa around the original find anastrepga Miami Springs.


Caribbean fruit fly (Anastrepha suspensa)

The anaastrepha has never seen any specimens collected in the field that agreed with these hybrid specimens, and it is rather doubtful that such crossing takes place in nature. Some fruitflies Tephritidae in Jamaica. Adult As in most other Anastrepha spp. The key by Steck et al.

Life Cycle Back to Top Anastrepha suspensa infests only mature to overripe fruits. Glans with basolateral membranous lobe, mostly membranous medially, with isolated, T-shaped apical sclerite. Eugenia unifloraSurinam, Brazilian or Cayenne cherry Prunus persicapeach Psidium guajavacommon guava Syzygium jambosroseapple Terminalia catappatropical almond Field hosts in Florida before The females can be distinguished anstrepha those of A.