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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Biological Control Biological control methods involving parasitoids or sterile insect release have not been tried against A.

sapodilla fruit fly (Anastrepha serpentina)

Fruit infesting tephritids Dipt.: Orbital plate often with paired triangular brown area; frons rarely red or red-brown between these areas forming a single large mark. Tephritidaeand their host plant availability in Costa Rica. Of the 18 anastrepja and 29 species that are native hosts, five genera including ChrysophyllumManilkaraMicropholisPouteriaand Sideroxylon and 15 species belong to the Sapotaceae.

Over the entire altitudinal gradient, when individual fruit infestation was examined, a dynamic anstrepha of species dominance was unveiled with guavas growing below m above sea level mainly attacked by A.

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If Anastrepha serpentina were introduced into southern Florida, it could possibly become a serious pest of the tropical fruits grown there. Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

Development and sexual maturation in Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Diptera: Occurrence of fruit flies of the genera Anastrepha and Ceratitis Diptera: It is an important pest species in Mexico because its larvae infest sapote, sapodilla, willowleaf lucuma, and related fruits. Malavasi A Zucchi RA, Based on this study and previously published work by anastrepga on this topic, we conclude that literature reports indicating that A.


Stone, a ; Norrbom et al.

Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. The reported field hosts include 45 species belonging to 28 genera and 17 families, although some plants that have been recorded only once may be rare or incidental hosts Norrbom, Approximate ITS1 fragment length — gel: It has been intercepted and trapped in the USA Florida, California and other countries outside its range indicating its potential for spread via infested fruits.

In international trade, the major means of dispersal to previously uninfested areas is via the transport of fruit containing live larvae. World Crop Pests, 3 B. Anastrepha serpentina can be readily distinguished from A. Control can be considerably aided by good cultural practices, for example, by gathering all fallen and infected host fruits and destroying them. Tephritidae of America North of Mexico. serpenina

Lateral surstylus moderately long; in lateral view slightly curved; in esrpentina view usually with small basolateral lobe, main part triangular, acute apically. We collected 3, kg of guavas and kg of other known host species [sour orange, Citrus aurantium L.

Drawing by Division of Plant Industry. Identification, descriptions, illustrations, and information retrieval. Survey of host plants of the fruit fly in the municipality of Piraquara, PR.

Forced hot-air anadtrepha treatment for grapefruit infested with Mexican fruit fly Diptera: Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Revista do Setor de Ciencias Agrarias, 10 Journal of Insect Physiology, 41 The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.


The record is not a casual fact, since A. Environmental Entomology, 24 4: Hosts Back to Top The preferred food plants are members of the family Sapotaceae, especially star-apple, Chrysophyllum cainitoand sapodilla, Manilkara zapota.

Mass rearing of Anastrepha Diptera: Myrtaceaegrowing near preferred natural hosts. There is also a risk from the transport of puparia in soil or packaging with plants that have already fruited. Go to distribution annastrepha The fruit flies of the genus Anastrepha. First record of Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Diptera: Laboratory and serpentin experiments to improve enzymatic casein hydrolysate as an arrestant and attractant for Serepntina fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa Diptera: Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Insecta: The body is largely dark-orange to dark-brown with yellow markings and the setae are dark-brown.

Species, distribution and hosts of the genus Anastrepha Schiner in the Department of Tolima, Colombia. Diptera, Tephritidaepests of fruit trees in tropical America. Other useful diagnostic characters include: Diagnostico de la situacion actual del problema de las moscas de la serpentna en el Ecuador.

National exotic fruit fly detection trapping guidelines. All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Stone, a ; Molineros et al.

Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: McPhail traps are usually used for the capture of Anastrepha spp. Journal of Economic Entomology, 87 1: Control Cultural Control Control can be considerably aided by good cultural practices, for example, by gathering all fallen and infected host fruits and destroying them.

Quarantine Pests for Europe.