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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Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann is recorded for the first time in citrus Rutaceae in Brazil.

The fruits should be exported only from areas where A. Life cycle and Biology Back to Top Females may oviposit up to anastrspha in about one and a half months.

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Dias Filho for reviewing the English version of an early draft of this manuscript. 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. Consignments of suitable hosts from countries where the pest occurs should be inspected for symptoms of infestation and those suspected, cut open in order to look for the larvae.

The sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemannsometimes called the serpentine fruit fly, is intercepted anastrephz in United States ports of entry in various hosts from several countries. The preferred hosts of A. Continuing to use www. See Norrbom for a key to serpentina-group species.

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It occurs at low to middle elevations throughout mainland tropical America, from Mexico to northern Argentina. Survey of host plants of the fruit fly in the municipality of Piraquara, PR. Improving the quality of tropical fruits, Vitoria, Brazil, November, Contribucion al reconocimiento de las moscas de las frutas Diptera: One unique female of A.


Vein M strongly curved apically; section between bm-cu and r-m 1. Dorsal spinules absent from A1-A8. Malavasi Zucchi, ; Lemos et al.

Studies on the fauna of Curacao and other Caribbean islands, No. Dacus serpentinusAcrotoxa serpentinusUrophora vittithorax.

World Crop Pests, 3 A. Diagnostico de la situacion actual del problema de las moscas de la fruta en el Ecuador. However, work preparatory to sterile insect release has been carried out Liedo and Carey, ; Jacome et al.

Anastrepha ornata Aldrich has the costal and V bands separated, and Anastrepha pulchra Stone has a large black spot in the disk of the wing. The ovipositor sheath of the female is 3. Distribution Top of page A. Native and introduced plants in a variety of other families, including various cultivated fruits, are occasionally attacked.

Bait sprays work on annastrepha principle that both male and female tephritids are strongly attracted to a protein source from which ammonia emanates. Chemical Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations.

Katepisternal seta weak, at most as long as postocellar seta, yellowish. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Does not cut SspI: The mature larva is relatively large for fruit flies, 9—10 mm long and 1. Anastrepha serpentinathe type of the genus, is one of a group of four species anastrepna differ noticeably in color pattern from other species in the genus.


These three municipalities are anzstrepha km far from one another, forming a triangle. Don’t need the entire report? Immature Stages The key by Steck et al. Systematic Database of Names. Robinson AS, Hooper G, eds.

The record is not a casual fact, since A. Tephritidae may opportunistically exploit guavas, Psidium guajava L.

Thoracic and abdominal segments: Based on this study and previously published work by us on this topic, we conclude that literature reports indicating that A. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. Description Back to Top Adult: There is evidence that the adults of Anastrepha spp. We collected 3, kg of guavas and kg of other known host species [sour orange, Citrus aurantium L. Neotropical Entomology, 40 6: The influence of adult diet and age on lipid reserves in the tropical fruit fly Anastrepha serpentina Diptera: The biology and identification of trypetid larvae Diptera: Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page Biosteres longicaudatus is the only larval parasitoid that attacks A.

Their identification and bionomics. The following description is taken from Norrbom Serprntina symposium on tropical fruits. Lifting of sapote fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemannquarantine in Texas. Chemical Control Insecticidal protection is possible by using a cover spray or a bait spray.