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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Possibilities for the biological control of A. Anastrepha suspensaattractantNu-Lure.

Caribbean fruit fly (Anastrepha suspensa)

Habitat Top of page A. Introduced parasites and predators of arthropod pests and weeds: Pest Management in the Subtropics: Its geographic distribution and host range are very similar to two other species: Although this classical biological control technique is effective in reducing Caribbean fruit fly populations, it is not an eradication technique.

You do not currently have access to this article. Probability of detecting Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa Loew Diptera: One or more of the features that are needed to show you the maps functionality are not available in the web browser that you are using.


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These measures consisted primarily of the maintenance of host-free conditions on the island, plus the application of tartar emetic sprays at two-week intervals. Mexican fruit flyAnastrepha ludens Loewand Caribbean fruit fly larvae last instars may be wuspensa as follows:.

Yes Containers and packaging – wood Of fruit cargo. Hot-air quarantine treatment for carambolas infested with Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: The Caribbean anastrepna fly, Anastrepha suspensa Loewhas also been called the Greater Antilliean fruit fly, the guava fruit fly and the Caribfly. As in many Anastrepha spp.

Guava subsequently proved to be the preferred host of A. This article is also available for rental through DeepDyve. The life cycle includes the egg, three larval stages, pupa and adult.

Anastrepha suspensa – Wikipedia

Bait sprays work on the principle that both male and female tephritids are strongly attracted to a protein source from which ammonia emanates. Florida Entomologist, 70 2: Calkins believed that control of A. Caribbean fruit anastrpha scientific name: The larvae of Anastrepha are extremely difficult to identify and specialist help should be sought to confirm critical identifications.


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Hot-water immersion quarantine treatment for guavas infested with Wnastrepha fruit fly Diptera: Sign In Forgot password? Pest fruit flies of the world – larvae.

To purchase short term access, please sign in to your Oxford Academic account above. Anastrepha suspensa Loew Diptera: Anastrepha suspensa infests only mature to overripe fruits. World Crop Pests 3 B. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need.