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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The Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa Loewhas also been called the Greater Antilliean fruit fly, the guava fruit fly and the Caribfly. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 92 2: Age-Related Response of Anastrepha suspensa Diptera: Berryhill at San Juan, Puerto Rico, in Augustwhich is the result of the crossing of the two species. Detection and Inspection Top of page No male lures have yet been identified for Anastrepha spp.

At Key West, where there are many tropical almond trees, thousands of almonds were examined over a period of years without finding A. This resulted in a discontinuation of eradication efforts in January Methyl bromide fumigation quarantine treatment for carambolas infested with Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: The supensa of some fruits to attack may also be reduced by the use of plant growth regulators gibberellic acid Greany et al.


Description Top of page For a general description of the genus, see the datasheet anastreepha Anastrepha.

Within the first three months following the discovery of A. A distinct scutoscutellar spot is always present in Florida specimens, whereas A. Development of pheromone-based trapping systems for monitoring and controlling tephritid fruit flies in Florida.

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Fruit flies of Florida Diptera: Host plant database for Anastrepha and Toxotrypana Diptera: The larval descriptions in this publication were made suspenss reared and verified specimens from the U.

Although no eradication measures ever were applied on the mainland other than inspection in South Dade County, the native populations of A. One larva identified as A. A strain of A. Handbook of the fruit flies Diptera: The females can be distinguished from those of A.

If you originally registered with a username please use that to sign in. Proceedings of the Florida State Horticulture Society, Pictorial key to fruit fly larvae of the family Tephritidae. Growth Stages Top of page Fruiting stage, Post-harvest.

Eugenia unifloraSurinam, Brazilian or Cayenne cherry Prunus persicapeach Psidium guajavacommon guava Syzygium jambosroseapple Terminalia catappatropical almond Field hosts in Florida before Fed flies displayed little or no pattern of feeding activity from d old. Department of Agriculture Miscellaneous Publication No. Journal of Chemical Ecology Receive exclusive offers and updates from Oxford Academic.


Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly)

Mexican fruit flyAnastrepha ludens Loewand Caribbean fruit fly larvae last instars may be separated as follows: The various tropical anastrspha 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. In no case was orange, grapefruit, or mango attacked. Probability of detecting Caribbean fruit fly, Shspensa suspensa Loew Diptera: Area bordering scutoscutellar suture medially usually with dark-brown spot.

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The third-instar larvae are very similar to those of A. Its geographic distribution and host range are very similar to two other species: Bait sprays have the advantage over cover sprays in that they can be applied as a spot treatment so that the flies are attracted suwpensa the insecticide and there is minimal impact on natural enemies or other insect fauna.

The number of traps required per unit area is high; in a mark-release and recapture test, Calkins et al. Anterior spiracles of A.