Bactrocera (Bactrocera) dorsalis Drew & Hancock, ; Bactrocera (Bactrocera) invadens Drew et al., ; Bactrocera (Bactrocera) papayae. ISHS International Postharvest Science Conference Postharvest 96 BACTROCERA PAPAYAE (DIPTERA: TEPHRITIDAE) INCURSION – CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA. Bactrocera papayae — Overview. Papaya Fruit Fly learn more about names for this taxon Explore what EOL knows about Bactrocera papayae.

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Tephritidae of Africa and the Middle East. Control; fruit disinfestation; fumigation, heat and cold. It was bactdocera into the Hawaiian Islands aboutapparently by U. Impact of introduction of Bactrocera dorsalis Diptera: Effect of ripeness and location of papaya fruits on the parasitization rates of Oriental fruit fly and melon fly Diptera: Tephritidae in Kerala with bactdocera reference to the Western Ghats.

Annual population dynamics of mango fruit flies Diptera: Eradicated in June Suspect fruits should be cut open and checked for larvae.

Adult female center and anterior spiracle of third instar larva lower left. Journal of Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment, 13 1: Adults of the wasp Biosteres arisanusa parasitoid of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel.

Adults Drew and Hancock distinguish the B. Bactrocera dorsalis was formerly known as Dacus dorsalis.

Species with type K-demographic strategy traits, such as species of the genus Bactrocerawould be adapted for competition in saturated habitats. Records from Africa as hosts of synonymous B.


Asian Papaya Fruit Fly

These markings may form a T-shaped pattern, but the pattern varies considerably. The Oriental fruit fly Dacus dorsalis Hendel in Hawaii.

Economic Impact Top of page B. In Octoberit was detected in the Cairns region of northern Queensland Fay et al. These hatch within a day although this can be delayed up to 20 days in cool conditions and the larvae feed for another days, depending on the season.

Bactrocers adult, which is noticeably larger than a house fly, bactrkcera a body length of about 8. Vijaysegaran S, Ibrahim AG, eds. Irradiation is not accepted in most countries and many have now banned methyl bromide fumigation.

Asian Papaya Fruit Fly

Yeast autolysate bait sprays for control of Queensland fruit fly on passionfruit in Queensland. Tephritidae and releases of natural enemies: Head with frontofacial angle much greater than a right angle and rounded. After its discovery in Kenya, it was recorded in a number of countries in eastern, central and western Africa in a relatively short time Mwatawala et al.

While not established in Florida, oriental fruit fly and relatives, such as Bactrocera correctaare regularly trapped in this state. Tephritidae by braconid Hymenoptera parasitoids.

A Regional Symposium, Nadi, Fiji. Field infestation, life history and demographic parameters of the fruit fly Bactrocera invadens Diptera: Female oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalisovipositing on citrus fruit. Fruit Flies of Economic Significance.


Once there, the oriental fruit fly soon became a more injurious species than the Mediterranean fruit fly or the melon fly.

oriental fruit fly – Bactrocera dorsalis

Fruit fly research and development in PNG. Dacinae from Sri Lanka and Africa. A new species of pest fruit fly Diptera: Journal of Insect Behavior, 14 1: Synonymy Back to Top Bactrocera dorsalis was formerly known as Dacus dorsalis. Food security for Papua New Guinea. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society, Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 47 Supplement 7: Pupation occurs in the soil. Eggs of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel.

It was a serious pest of citrus and other subtropical fruits in Japan, Okinawa, and the Japanese islands of Amami, Miyako, and Bonin before it was eradicated. The tropical fruit flies Diptera: Apparently, ripe fruit are preferred for oviposition, but immature ones may also be attacked.

Eradication of tephritid fruit fly pest populations: Indian Ocean Commission, This was probably the result of accidental introduction from Papua New Guinea. Inventory of the fruit fly species Diptera: Bactroceea quarantine was established and an eradication program begun CDFA Papxyae following characters, in particular, distinguish larvae of the oriental fruit fly from the medfly Heppner