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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Smith and Nannan, World Crop Pests, 3 3A: A revision of the genus Anastrepha based on a study of the wings and on the length of the ovipositor sheath Diptera: Impact Top of page Anastrepha spp. Sincehowever, a new introduction of the pest into Florida has continued to spread and it now occurs in most of southern peninsular Florida, commonly north to Citrus and Volusia counties, anastre;ha isolated records north to Jacksonville Ibrahim, Journal suspennsa Economic Entomology, 83 6: Characters of the larvae and pupae of certain fruit flies.

Pictures Top of page Picture Title Caption Copyright Title Line artwork of adult female Caption Adult female with aculeus tip and large ‘teeth’ in basal area of reversible membrane showing. One larva identified as A. Analyses using migrate revealed there is continuous gene flow between sampling sites in Florida and the Caribbean and among different hosts.


World Crop Pests 3 B. Queensland Department of Primary Industries, There are two basic features to this protocol. There were several strong indications that this was a recently introduced strain of A. The main characteristics, however, of each species appear to be constant and allow relatively easy identification.

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

In international trade, the major means of dispersal to previously uninfested areas is the transport of fruits containing live larvae. Anterior spiracles of A.

Seven DNA microsatellite markers were used to characterize the population genetic structure of A. It has now developed into a major fruit fly problem for citrus and several other crops in Florida.

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Use of a natural plant growth regulator, gibberellic acid, to reduce susceptibility of Florida grapefruit to anastrrpha Caribbean fruit fly. Like other pest species of AnastrephaA. Annona cherimoyaJamaica apple Carica papayapapaya Carissa grandifloranatal plum Citrus mitiscalamondin Eugenia unifloraSurinam cherry Fortunella sp.

Tephritidaeand key to 13 species.

Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly)

In every case the preferred host, guava, was present in the cage with other hosts that were attacked. Tephritidae of America north of Mexico. Ecology; movements of tephritid fruit flies. A8, area around spiracles protuberant with large intermediate areas. Tephritidae to Protein Hydrolysate and Sucrose H.


When the fly is in the pupal stage, the wasp egg hatches and the larva begins feeding on the fly sudpensa, killing the fly before it can develop into an adult. Journal of Economic Entomology, 86 2: The biology and identification of trypetid larvae Diptera: Description Back to Top Adult: A list of the reported host plants of the species of Anastrepha Diptera: Sign In or Create an Account.

Calkins believed that control of A. Comparison of the ovipositors of the schoepfia fruit fly, A. Future directions in control of the Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: Entomological Society of America members Sign in via society site. Chrysobalanus suepensaIcaco cocoplum Chrysophyllum cainitostarapple or cainito Citrus aurantiumsour orange, C.