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Florida Entomologist, 93(4):633-634. As some of their names suggest, these pest species cause damage in commercial fruits such as citrus, mango, guava, and papaya. Hernandez-Ortiz V, Perez-Alonso R, 1993. 260, 4 pp. Wallingford, UK: CABI, CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. A. ludens is mainly important on Citrus spp. Family Muscidae. guavas, Psidium guajava), Rosaceae (e.g. A large number of commercially grown crops in California would be threatened by the introduction of this pest, including peach, avocado, orange, grapefruit and pear. The newly emerged adults require about 2-3 days to mature before starting to lay eggs. 286-293. Pesticides should always be used in a lawful manner, consistent with the product's label. Vein R2+3 nearly straight. discoloring on the rind (left in photo) occurs when high Control can be considerably aided by good cultural practices, for example, by gathering all fallen and infected host fruits and destroying them. Sexual competitiveness and compatibility between mass-reared sterile flies and wild populations of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) from different regions in Mexico. C-band and S-band usually connected along vein R4+5, but sometimes separated; marginal hyaline spot (or end of band) present in cell r1 at apex of vein R4+5. Effects of adult chill treatments on mate attracting potential for irradiated Mexican fruit fly males. on fruit close to the ground. (Drew, 1982) and possible baits are ammonium acetate (Hedstrom and Jimenez, 1988), casein hydrolysate (Sharp, 1987) and torula yeast (Hedstrom and Jiron, 1985). Journal of Economic Entomology. Fruit that has been attacked may be unfit to eat. Pecina Quintero, V., López Arroyo, J. I., Loera Gallardo, J., Rull, J., Rosales Robles, E., Cortez Mondaca, E., Hernández Delgado, S., Mayek Perez, N., Aluja Schuneman, M., 2009. Mexico). Caterpillars Miscellaneous Publications of the United States Department of Agriculture, 439:1-112. © Copyright 2021 CAB International., NAPPO, 2016c. 82 (2), 201-214. 84-89., Eskafi F M, Cunningham R T, 1987. Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 129-139. The Mexican fruit fly is called a “quarantine pest” because it has multiple hosts and is regulated due to its potential to damage fruit, Alabi said. Volume 2 [ed. CQFIRU scientists will test the baits for toxicity to Mexican fruit fly and attractance of these baits under field conditions. It was claimed that A. indica accounted for up to 80% parasitism (Clausen, 1978). (1990) found that Biosteres longicaudatus was the major parasitoid with up to 29% parasitism of Anastrepha spp., including A. ludens. Identification tip: Bleached, pale, or silverish DOI:10.1603/EC13045, Borge M N R, Basedow T, 1997. Colonization and domestication of seven species of native New World hymenopterous larval-prepupal and pupal fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids. Whiteflies and cottony cushion 109 (5), 2054-2060. Aluja, M., Rull, J., Pérez-Staples, D., Díaz-Fleischer, F., Sivinski, J., 2009. Citrus peelminer tunnel Heath RR, Epsky ND, Bloem S, Bloem K, Acajabon F, Guzman A, Chambers D, 1994. pH Effect on the attractiveness of a corn hydrolysate to the Mediterranean fruit fly and several Anastrepha species (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist, 84(2):320-321. Field evaluation of attractants in the trapping of Anastrepha spp. amorbia-like damage is unusually abundant, suspect the exotic light Adults are about 1/8 inch long and usually have red eyes. Journal of Economic Entomology, 109(5), 2054-2060. doi: 10.1093/jee/tow169, Díaz-Fleischer, F., Aluja, M., 2003. citrus red mite populations feed on fruit. 7. . Where sooty mold occurs, look for aphids, citricola Fluctuations in numbers and the significance of the sex ratio of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens caught in McPhail traps. I. Molasses and torula yeast. This surface-feeding characteristic of the larvae is significant in that damaged or over-ripened po… Miscellaneous Publications. or shallow scarring of the rind. Frons with three or more frontal setae, two orbital setae. If fruit flies exceed economic injury, reduce your pest populations or apply controls (see Minimizing Risks from Fruit Fly Damage and Controls). (2004)., NAPPO, 2016. occur in 351 pp. Spiders may be important natural regulators of numbers and Lyssomanes pescadero has been regarded as a potential biocontrol agent of A. ludens (Jimenez and Tejas, 1996). Technical Bulletin. World Crop Pests, 3(A). World Crop Pests 3(B). Loew H, 1873. Larval feeding substrate and species significantly influence the effect of a juvenile hormone analog on sexual development/performance in four tropical tephritid flies. > 10°C, Cold average temp. Chemical methods for suppression or eradication of fruit fly populations, In: Drew RAI, Hooper GHS, Bateman MA eds. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS Establishes Quarantine Area in the Rio Hondo Area of Cameron and Willacy Counties, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. In particular, it is essential to dissect the aculeus (ovipositor piercer) of a female specimen for positive identification. discoloring on fruit. Resolution of inter and intra-species relationships of the West Indian fruit fly Anastrepha obliqua. Revista do Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario. Such plants may indeed be prohibited from importation. Fruit-flies of the Genus Anastrepha. (Contribucion al reconocimiento de las moscas de las frutas (Diptera: Tephriridae [sic]) en Colombia) Revista do Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario, 16:173-179. In: BULLETIN OF THE CALIFORNIA INSECT SURVEY,7, USA: University of California Press. Frederick, USA: USDA/APHIS. It occurs in subtropical areas as far north as southern Texas, thus it may be more of a threat of introduction to other subtropical areas of the world than other species of Anastrepha. 90 (1), 258-263. The adult fly is formed within the pupa and emerges within 8-46 days forcing its way to the surface of the soil. Pictorial key to fruit fly larvae of the family Tephritidae. Ammonium acetate and torula with sodium borate. of large moths, including, California orangedog, citrus, NAPPO, 2016k. have a very characteristic wing pattern; the apical half of the wing has two inverted 'V'-shaped markings, one fitting within the other; and a stripe along the forward edge of the wing that runs from near the wing base to about half-way along the wing length. 84), 157-158. Anastrepha spp. Collect., NAPPO, 2017. Subscutellum dark-brown laterally; brown mark often extending onto lateral part of mediotergite. 100 (4), 1153-1159. any weevils found in citrus. Cuticular hydrocarbons from six species of tephritid fruit flies. The efficiency of bait to attract fruit flies in El Salvador. California red scale mottling Nondiscrimination Statement. In: Miscellaneous Publications of the United States Department of Agriculture. Florida Entomologist, 80(3):324-328; 11 ref. Surface fouling of the rind, which can be Norrbom AL, Foote RH, 1989. Identification tip: Katydid damage is typically a single circular The USDA is taking steps to prevent the Mexican fruit fly from doing too much damage. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly): APHIS Establishes a Quarantine in Cameron County, Texas. could destroy up to 34% of puparia. 1-112. Identification tip: Armored scale feeding can Annual Review of Entomology, 5:171-192. A survey on the occurrence and flight periods of fruit fly species (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a fruit growing area in southwest Nicaragua, 1994/95. McPhail trap captures of Anastrepha obliqua and Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in relation to time of day. All rights reserved. (1995) described dry traps for use with synthetic lures. twospotted spider mite, and Yuma spider mite can also bleach Dorsal spinules absent from A1-A8. Genetic differences between Anastrepha ludens (Loew) populations stemming from a native and an exotic host in NE Mexico. covers can be removed to reveal the soft-bodied armored Control of A. ludens using Bacillus thuringiensis has been tested in the laboratory (Martinez et al., 1997) and found to cause up to 90% adult mortality. young fruit causes scars that are deeper than damage from Introduced Parasites and Predators of Arthropod Pests and Weeds: A World Review. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 15-26. The pest has since … 2:vii + 1425 pp. Citricola scale sooty mold Gonzalez-Hernandez A, Tejada LO, 1980. 73:125-140, Malo, E. A., Zapien, G. I., 1994. Psyche, 69(3), 87-101. doi: 10.1155/1962/20495. Fruit Flies; their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control. feed under the calyx of fruit are the common cause of a circular scar around Mangan R L, 2003. Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 115-128. Each year, the pest enters the Lower Rio Grande Valley’s 27,000 acres of commercial citrus crops from south of the border and attacks more than 40 different kinds of fruits. Observations on the West Indian Fruit Fly at Key West in 1932-33. A list of the reported host plants of the species of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae). A preliminary list of the fruit flies of the genus Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Costa Rica. Second Edition. ; many ref. Creeping welt on A1 with seven to nine rows of spinules, those on A2-A8 with 9-17 rows. The front portion of the body is tan and the rear portion is black. Identification tip: Feeding within the buds USDA, 1994. United States Department of Agriculture, Washington, D.C. 20 pp. rolls or glues leaves during egg laying. Natural hosts of Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the La Paz area, B.C.S. Female fruit flies lay their eggs in ripening fruit. In: Robinson AS, Hooper G, eds. Identification tip: Whitish excrement, often Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 102(4), 802-815. The natural host plants of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a tropical rain forest of Mexico. San Salvador El Salvador, 36 pp. DOI:10.1017/S000748530003741X, CABI, Undated. Fruit-fly survey in the West Indies, Brazil, Uruguay, Chile, and Peru. Robacker DC, 1992. Larvae: medium-large, 5.8-11.1 mm long and 1.2-2.5 mm wide. Calkins CO, Schroeder WJ, Chambers DL, 1984. United States Department of Agriculture. Houston W W K, 1981. II. Damage is most prevalent on young trees with trunk wraps, New host plant and distribution records in Mexico for Anastrepha spp., Toxotrypana curvicauda Gerstacker, Rhagoletis zoqui Bush, Rhagoletis sp., and Hexachaeta sp. Identification tip: Rind discoloration varies CABI is a registered EU trademark. (Diptera, Tephritidae), pests of fruit trees in tropical America. Age and host effects on clutch size in the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens. Caterpillar damage Discoloring or shallow scarring of the rind, Surface fouling of the rind, which can be Florida Entomologist, 90(1), 19-26. doi: 10.1653/0015-4040(2007)90[19:SCACBM]2.0.CO;2. (Moscas de frutas do genero Anastrepha Schiner, 1868)., NAPPO, 2016j. Heath RR, Epsky ND, Guzman A, Dueben B, Manukian A, Meyer WL, 1995. in California. Identification tip: Where snails chewed leaves Very sweet fruits may produce a sugary exudate. A new species of Anastrepha from Colombia related to Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). The use of fruit coating has also been investigated as a means of killing the larvae (Hallman, 1997). Bud mite A. ludens has a broad host range and is a major pest, especially of citrus and mango (Mangifera indica) in most parts of its range. Journal of Economic Entomology, 88(5):1307-1315; 26 ref. Florida Entomologist, 89(4), 508-515. doi: 10.1653/0015-4040(2006)89[508:HPOAFF]2.0.CO;2. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly): APHIS Establishes a Quarantine in the San Ygnacio Area of Zapata County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. Much damage may occur inside the fruit before external symptoms are seen, often as networks of tunnels accompanied by rotting. Variacion temporal de la araneofauna en frutales de la region del Cabo, Baja California Sur Mexico. Facial carina, in profile, concave. Déctor, N., Malo, E. A., Rojas, J. C., Liedo, P., 2016. pale, waxy material on fruit, leaves, or twigs. damage occur in buds during the fall and winter, causing fruit. scraped or washed off, Distorted fruit or deep boring in the flesh, Diaprepes Hernandez-Ortiz V, 1992. There is also a risk from the transport of puparia in soil or packaging with plants that have already fruited. III. The name Anastrepha lathana is recognized as a synonym. 71 (2), 111-120. Organismo Internacional Regional de Sanidad Agropecuaria. The number of traps required per unit area is high; in a release and recapture test, Calkins et al. Compendium record. NAPPO. Florida Entomologist, 70(1), 116-123. doi: 10.2307/3495098. APHIS needs the public's help to limit this invasive fruit fly's spread. Journal of Economic Entomology, 77(1):198-201. in groups. The pest left its mark on more than 4,000 acres of orchards across the Rio Grande Valley. Mediterranean fruit fly, Mexican fruit fly, and Oriental Revista Colombiana de Entomologia, 31(1):67-70. Treatment manual. Quarantine pests for Europe. on surfaces. This species and Anastrepha obliqua are the most important pest species of Anastrepha in Central America and Mexico. Fruit flies are one of the world’s most destructive horticultural pests and pose risks to most commercial fruit and vegetable crops. Pest fruit flies of the world - larvae. Attractants from Staphylococcus aureus cultures for Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens. Trap shape and design is important. The following diagnostic description of the third-instar is based on Carroll and Wharton (1989) and White and Elson-Harris (1992). Mona, Jamaica. Southwestern Entomologist, 40(2), 435-437. Methods for identification of Anastrepha larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae), and key to 13 species. Foote, R. H., Blanc, F.L., 1963. Norrbom AL, Korytkowski CA, Gonzalez F, Orduz B, 2005. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 99(2), 207-214. doi: 10.1017/S0007485308006299, Aluja, M.ín, Sivinski, J., Ovruski, S., Guillén, L., López, M., Cancino, J., Torres-Anaya, A., Gallegos-Chan, G., Ruíz, Lía, 2009. rind. Berg (1979), Heppner (1984), and White and Elson-Harris (1992) also provided descriptions of the third-instar. Hernandez-Ortiz V, 1992. Thomas (1993) found that Peromyscus spp. Contact UC IPM, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, © 2016 Regents of the University of California, NAPPO, 2016b. Phytosanitary Alert System: Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly) eradicated in the United States. Dorsobasal scales of eversible membrane numerous, hook-like, in triangular pattern. and gouged fruit, their Accessibility   Toxicity of an isolate of Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies darmstadiensis to adults of the Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the laboratory. DOI:10.1093/jee/tov082, Rull J, Diaz-Fleischer F, Arredondo J, 2007. (Contribucion al reconocimiento de las moscas de las frutas (Diptera: Tephriridae [sic]) en Colombia.). When Potato leafhopper damage scraped off of plant surfaces. The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. Mexican fruit fly (Mexfly) Five wild adult flies, a mated female or immature stage will result in a quarantine. Bulletin of Entomological Research. Second Edition. Taxonomy and zoogeography; the taxonomy and zoogeography of the genus Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae). New wild host of Anastrepha ludens in Northeastern Mexico. 2. Sterile insect release has been tested against A. ludens (Gilmore, 1989) and although no major eradication programme has been carried out, sterile flies are used as part of a programme to keep a fly free zone in southern Texas, USA (Mangan, 1996). Less often omnivorous leafroller, orange Host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of economic importance in Guatemala. EPPO Global database. brown apple moth. McPhail traps are usually used for the capture of Anastrepha spp. A record for presence in Colombia was based on misidentification of Anastrepha manizaliensis (Norrbom et al., 2005). (Eficiencia de cebos como atrayentes de moscas de la fruta en El Salvador.). The Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) is a serious pest to various fruits, particularly citrus and mango. Some leaf chewing is Genetic structure of populations of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 329-336. usually present where katydids occurred. Identification tip: Fairly deep chewed areas in young fruit, but Carlson DA, Yocom SR, 1986. Head: stomal sensory organ large, rounded, with five small sensilla; 11-17 oral ridges with margins entire or slightly undulant; accessory plates small; mandible moderately sclerotised, with a large slender curved apical tooth. Capture of Anastrepha species (Diptera: Tephritidae) with multilure traps and biolure attractants in Guatemala. Phallus 5.2-6.1 mm long; ratio to mesonotum length, mesonotum length 1.10-1.55. Susceptibility of 15 mango (Sapindales: Anacardiaceae) cultivars to the attack by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae) and the role of underdeveloped fruit as pest reservoirs: management implications. Journal of Entomological Science, 28(4):350-362, Thomas DB, 1995. Journal of Economic Entomology, 96(2), 341-347. doi: 10.1603/0022-0493-96.2.341, Mangan, R. L., Thomas, D. B., Moreno, A. M. T., 2011. Larva: the larvae of Anastrepha are extremely difficult to identify, but the third-instar larvae of A. ludens can usually be distinguished from those of other species of the genus using the key by Steck et al. Identification tip: Citrus mealybugs usually Berrigan, D. A., Carey, J. R., Guillen, J., Celedonio, H., 1988. Misc. For a positive identification, the females should be dissected to carefully check the aculeus dimensions and shape. Fletcher BS, 1989. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS Establishes Quarantine Area in the Encantada Area of Cameron County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. Larvae feed while tunneling through the interior of infested fruits. Demography of Anastrepha ludens, A. obliqua and A. serpentina (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico. Southwestern Entomologist. Inexpensive traps for use in mass trapping Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. Field evaluation of attractants in the capture of Anastrepha spp. Delmi M, Morán S, Núñez F, Granados G, 1996. The Mexican fruit fly is native to southern and central Mexico. Several species of mealybug produce Mangan RL, Ingle SJ, 1994. FAO/IAEA, 2003. DOI:10.1007/s11119-016-9493-2, Allen Norrbom, Systematic Entomology Laboratory, USDA, c/o National Museum of Natural History, MRC 168, PO Box 37012, Washington, DC 20013-7012, USA. Comparative responses of Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae) to the synthetic attractant BioLure. The Cytotaxonomy of the Larvae of Some Mexican Fruit Flies in the Genus Anastrepha (Tephritidae, Diptera). Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. root weevil, © 2016 Regents of the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Robacker (1992) tested spheres and rectangles (vertical and horizontal) and found that the most efficient trap shapes and colours varied between seasons. are the most serious fruit fly pests in the tropical Americas (Norrbom and Foote, 1989), with the possible exception of the introduced Ceratitis capitata (CABI/ EPPO, 1998). scales feeding underneath. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report. Mexican fruit fly was first found in Central Mexico in 1863, and by the early 1950s flies were found along the California-Mexico border. produce silk webbing. Bait sprays work on the principle that both male and female tephritids are strongly attracted to a protein source from which ammonia emanates. Aluja et al. Unfortunately, we cannot provide individual solutions to specific pest problems. Control; insecticides; insecticidal bait and cover sprays. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests. 1008. Mexican fruit fly, A. ludens has a much longer ovipositor (only 1.45 – 1.6 mm long in A. suspensa). Infestation of citrus by Anastrepha spp. The Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is a major pest of commercial fruit in Central America and Mexico (Enkerlin et al. III. Gonzalez-Hernandez A, Tejada LO, 1979. Robacker DC, Flath RA, 1995. Non-morphological methods for fruit fly diagnosis are being investigated, but few species have so far been compared. In the event of a quarantine, some of the commodities affected include: Guava, cherimoya, passionfruit, coffee, and many other subtropical fruits; Monitor your pests again and re-evaluate your strategies. Trapping Guidelines for area-wide fruit fly programmes. Scutum entirely microtrichose or at most with small presutural, medial bare area. if they should ever occur in those areas. Random mating among Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults of geographically distant and ecologically distinct populations in Mexico. Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) - Removal of Quarantine Area in Weslaco, Hidalgo County, Texas.,, NAPPO, 2015. Concerning the occurrence of Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Florida. Snail shells can be observed during the day Journal of Economic Entomology. The Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens, causes extensive damage to important agricultural commodities wherever it is found.Any effort to control or limit the damage caused by this pest requires a thorough understanding of the genetic makeup of the populations found in a particular area. red mite, and Yuma spider mite are other It is invasive at least in Panama and has been trapped in California, USA. Insects are responsible for two major kinds of damage to growing crops. FOR ALL OTHER USES or more information, read Legal Notices. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. A preliminary list of the fruit flies of the genus Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Costa Rica. is usually a pest only on coastal lemons. result from citrus thrips feeding under the calyx when Environmental Entomology, 43(3), 706-715. doi: 10.1603/EN13281. [Proceedings of the Caribbean Food Crops Society], 39 (1) Puerto Rico: Caribbean Food Crop Society. cutworm, and orange tortrix. Especies de Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) en el Estado de Nuevo Leon, Mexico. For a general description of the genus, see the datasheet on Anastrepha. DOI:10.2307/3495098. White IM, Elson-Harris MM, 1992. Hedström I, Jirón LF, 1985. Exotic fruit flies, including the Oriental fruit fly (Bactrocera dorsalis), carambola fruit fly (B. caramboloe) and Mexican fruit fly (Anastrepha ludens) are highly invasive species that threaten Australia’s fruit …, NAPPO, 2016f. 'Ataulfo' niño infested by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae).

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