Pictorial key to fruit fly larvae of the family Tephritidae. damage occur in buds during the fall and winter, causing EPPO, 2014. No male lures have yet been identified for Anastrepha spp. 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. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 329-336. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS Establishes Quarantine Area in the Granjeno Area of Hidalgo County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. Acknowledgements Aculeus length 3.35-5.75 mm; tip 0.32-0.40 mm long, 0.12-0.14 mm wide, gradually tapering, but with slight medial constriction, distal half or less serrate. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS Establishes Quarantine Area in the Encantada Area of Cameron County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. 351 pp. twospotted spider mite, and Yuma spider mite can also bleach 41:49-60. Aculeus length, Annona liebmanniana (hardshell custard-apple), http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm, http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=385&keyword=anastrepha%20ludens, http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=511&keyword=anastrepha%20ludens, http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=548, http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=565, Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata. of large moths, including, California orangedog, citrus rolls or glues leaves during egg laying. Report to agricultural officials Reproductive phenology of the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the Sierra Madre Oriental, Northern Mexico. Department of Agriculture, Plant Quarantine Service Regulatory Announcements, 227-243. Washington, D.C., 155 pp. Florida Entomologist. Florida Entomologist, 71(2):130-137. Light brown apple moth In: Robinson AS, Hooper G, eds. Thomas DB, 1993. Mexican fruit fly (Mexfly) Five wild adult flies, a mated female or immature stage will result in a quarantine. Phallus 5.2-6.1 mm long; ratio to mesonotum length 1.51-1.84. Several species from South America, such as Anastrepha manizaliensis and Anastrepha schultzi are more difficult to distinguish from A. ludens (Norrbom et al., 2005). Van Whervin L W, 1966. Biocontrol Science and Technology, 19, 49-79. doi: 10.1080/09583150802377373. The front portion of the body is tan and the rear portion is black. Florida Entomologist, 93(4):633-634. http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/. A. ludens is mainly important on Citrus spp. occur in 84-89. http://ageconsearch.umn.edu/record/256637/files/1-12.pdf, Eskafi F M, Cunningham R T, 1987. 107 (1), 375-388. According to citrus producer Fred Karle, "If they find an actual live Mexican fly or larvae on a grove, well then a certain area there will be quarantined and will just have to go to juice, which is a big loss." Accessibility   Second Edition. scale also produce whitish material on leaves or twigs, but not on fruit. chews older fruit as shown here. fruit or deep boring in the flesh. > 0°C, dry winters), Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye, Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches, Highly adaptable to different environments, Tolerates, or benefits from, cultivation, browsing pressure, mutilation, fire etc, Capable of securing and ingesting a wide range of food, Highly likely to be transported internationally accidentally, Highly likely to be transported internationally illegally, Difficult to identify/detect as a commodity contaminant, Difficult to identify/detect in the field. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/anastrepha-ludens-mexican-fruit-fly-aphis-removes-quarantine-mccook-area, NAPPO, 2016j. Postharvest Biology and Technology, 10(2):179-186; 18 ref. Surface Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly) - Regulated area established in Texas., https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-reports?oprID=580, NAPPO, 2014a. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, xviii + 768 pp. Bateman MA, 1982. The Mexican fruit fly, often called the Mexfly, is slightly larger than a house fly and mostly yellowish-brown in color. Mangan RL, Ingle SJ, 1994. The SIT has been applied to exclude the Mexican fruit fly ( A. ludens ) from California and Texas, to suppress the Caribbean fruit fly ( A. suspensa ) in Florida, and to eradicate Mexican fruit fly and the West Indian fruit fly ( A. obliqua ) from northern Mexico. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS Removes Quarantine in the Donna Area of Hidalgo County, Texas., https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/anastrepha-ludens-mexican-fruit-fly-aphis-removes-quarantine-donna-area, NAPPO, 2018. fruit was young caused this irregular scarring. Technical Bulletin. First is direct injury done to the plant by the feeding insect, which eats leaves or burrows in stems, fruit, or roots. Sexual competitiveness and compatibility between mass-reared sterile flies and wild populations of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) from different regions in Mexico. Mangan RL, 1996. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 209-219. 9. Report suspected new pests to agricultural officials. Steck GJ, 2001. scar, usually in the midsection of fruit, often on the sheltered side facing In: Robinson AS, Hooper G, eds. Journal of Economic Entomology, 104(2), 388-397. doi: 10.1603/EC10147. USA: Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry 70 (1), 116-123. Field evaluation of attractants in the capture of Anastrepha spp. World Crop Pests, 3(B). Consignments of fruits of Citrus spp., Malus spp., mango (Mangifera indica) and guava (Psidium guajava) from countries where the pest occurs should be inspected for symptoms of infestation and those suspected should be cut open in order to look for larvae. Colonization and domestication of seven species of native New World hymenopterous larval-prepupal and pupal fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) parasitoids. Malathion is the usual choice of insecticide for fruit fly control and this is usually combined with protein hydrolysate to form a bait spray (Roessler, 1989); practical details are given by Bateman (1982) and Silva-Contreras (1978) give an example specific to A. ludens. Silva-Contreras JdeJ, 1978. Anastrepha ludens. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Carroll L E, Wharton R A, 1989. by Godman FD, Salvin O] London, UK: Taylor & Francis, 417-428. Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 32(2):319-322. feed under the calyx of fruit are the common cause of a circular scar around Predation on the soil inhabiting stages of the Mexican fruit fly. Stone A, 1942. The Mexican Fruit Fly (Anastrepha ludens) is a serious pest to various fruits, particularly citrus and mango. Xalapa, Mexico: Instituto de Ecologfa. Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens, eradicated in Texas, US., https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-reports?oprID=565, NAPPO, 2014. The natural host plants of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) in a tropical rain forest of Mexico. Diaprepes on succulent new growth distorts young lemons, although Florida Entomologist, 75(2):230-241. NAPPO. A preliminary list of the fruit flies of the genus Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Costa Rica. Snail shells can be observed during the day In: IPPC Official Pest Report, Rome, Italy: FAO. A Review of Studies on the Mexican Fruitfly and related Mexican Species. Southwestern Entomologist, 20(1):61-71, Thomas DB, Mangan RL, 1995. Contact webmaster. Identification tip: This large weevil chews Specific quarantine requirements. Phytosanitary Alert System: Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens - regulated area established in Willacy County, Texas. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 353-363. (1984) placed 18 traps per 0.4 ha and only recovered about 13% of the released flies. Thomas D B, 2003. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 15-26. if they should ever occur in those areas. Glans with basolateral membranous lobe, mostly membranous medially, with isolated, T-shaped apical sclerite. 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. Larval feeding substrate and species significantly influence the effect of a juvenile hormone analog on sexual development/performance in four tropical tephritid flies. Steck GJ, Carroll LE, Celedonio-Hurtado H, Guillen-Aguilar J, 1990. The damage caused by this larval feeding means that true fruit flies are trouble for fruit growers. in toward the trunk. Roessler Y, 1989. However, they are captured by traps emitting ammonia and it is likely that traps already set for Rhagoletis cerasi in the cherry-growing areas of the EPPO region may attract Anastrepha spp. Female terminalia: oviscape straight, 3.4-6.3 mm long; ratio to mesonotum length 1.10-1.55. Female fruit flies lay their eggs in ripening fruit. Clausen CP, 1978. Identification tip: Leafhopper feeding causes roundish Fruit Flies; Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control. Control; classical biological control of fruit-infesting Tephritidae, In: Robinson AS, Hooper G, eds. > 0°C, dry summers, Cw - Warm temperate climate with dry winter, Warm temperate climate with dry winter (Warm average temp. (Eficiencia de cebos como atrayentes de moscas de la fruta en El Salvador.). Pest Alert: Mexican fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Tephritidae). (Moscas de frutas do genero Anastrepha Schiner, 1868). Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control. Several species of mealybug produce Generic irradiation and hot water phytosanitary treatments for mango fruits cv. peaches, Prunus persica) and a variety of other fruits are occasional hosts (Norrbom, 2004a). Subscutellum dark-brown laterally; brown mark often extending onto lateral part of mediotergite. Organismo Internacional Regional de Sanidad Agropecuaria. As in many Anastrepha spp., generally, the eggs are laid below the skin of the host fruit in clutches of 1-23 eggs. Univ. Dorsal spinules absent from A1-A8. Clutch size in frugivorous insects as a function of host firmness: the case of the tephritid fly Anastrepha ludens. 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). Ethylene dibromide was previously widely used as a fumigant, but is now generally withdrawn because of its carcinogenicity. Identification tip: Armored scale feeding can Florida Entomologist, 97(3), 1123-1130. doi: 10.1653/024.097.0319. 84), 157-158. DOI:10.1016/j.ympev.2016.04.020, Steck G J, 2003. Myrtaceae (e.g. The fruitflies of the genus Anastrepha. The yellow chapóte (Sargentia greggii) a native host of the Mexican fruitfly (Anastrepha ludens). Effects of adult chill treatments on mate attracting potential for irradiated Mexican fruit fly males. Whiteflies and cottony cushion Male terminalia: lateral surstylus moderately long, in posterior view slightly tapered, somewhat truncate apically. Upon emerging, the tiny larvae continue to feed near the surface of the fermenting mass. result from citrus thrips feeding under the calyx when > 10°C, Cold average temp. Journal of Economic Entomology. Technical Bulletin. Florida Entomologist, 78(2):235-246, Thomas, D. B., 2004. Citrus mealybug waxiness Journal of Economic Entomology, 87(6):1574-1579, Mangan, R. L., 2003. In 1997, after the US and Mexico joined together in the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the ban was partially lifted - but only in a limited number of US states during half the year. Host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of economic importance in Guatemala. The leaf chewing 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. Florida Entomologist, 70(2):225-233. (Contribucion al reconocimiento de las moscas de las frutas (Diptera: Tephriridae [sic]) en Colombia.). EPPO, 2020. 87 (4), 405-412. Phallus 5.2-6.1 mm long; ratio to mesonotum length, mesonotum length 1.10-1.55. Dorsobasal scales of eversible membrane numerous, hook-like, in triangular pattern. Hernandez-Ortiz V, Perez-Alonso R, 1993. DOI:10.1653/024.097.0319. Divert pests with poisoned border plants, baits or lures. or wind scars and other fruit diseases and disorders. Chemical methods for suppression or eradication of fruit fly populations, In: Drew RAI, Hooper GHS, Bateman MA eds. Plants of host species transported with roots from countries where A. ludens occurs should be free from soil, or the soil should be treated against puparia, and should not carry fruits. . A list of the reported host plants of the species of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae). rose beetle are very similar, so positively identify A8 with intermediate lobes moderately developed; tubercles and sensilla small, but obvious. As some of their names suggest, these pest species cause damage in commercial fruits such as citrus, mango, guava, and papaya. wraps, or digging in leaf litter. Demography of Anastrepha ludens, A. obliqua and A. serpentina (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico. > Year-Round IPM Program > Bloom > Invertebrate Identification tip: Larvae of a tiny moth cause Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS removes a quarantine in the Bayview area of Cameron County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. Brown garden snail and mango (Mangifera indica) are the most important introduced hosts (Hernandez-Ortiz, 1992). Fruit flies of economic significance: their identification and bionomics. These any weevils found in citrus. Carroll and Wharton (1989) provided a detailed description of the egg, larva (all three instars) and puparium. 'Ataulfo' niño infested by Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae). brown apple moth. Variacion temporal de la araneofauna en frutales de la region del Cabo, Baja California Sur Mexico. Aluja M, Guillen J, Liedo P, Cabrera M, Rios E, Rosa G de la, Celedonio H, Mota D, 1990. Identification tip: The dark, felty growth from sooty mold can be Random mating among Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults of geographically distant and ecologically distinct populations in Mexico. THE FRUIT FLIES OR TEPHRITIDAE OF CALIFORNIA. Family Muscidae. Ithaca, USA: Comstock. > 10°C, Cold average temp. Genetic differences between Anastrepha ludens (Loew) populations stemming from a native and an exotic host in NE Mexico. Comparative responses of Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae) to the synthetic attractant BioLure. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/anastrepha-ludens-mexican-fruit-fly-aphis-removes-quarantine-bayview-area, NAPPO, 2016i. Déctor N, Malo E A, Rojas J C, Liedo P, 2016. (Hospederos naturales de Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) en el municipio de La Paz, B.C.S. fruit is usually not this severely misshapen. Citrus bud mite on lemon Other predators were also reported by Thomas (1995), for example, ants and staphylinid beetles, which attacked larvae (up to 5%) on the ground while they were hunting for pupariation sites. Quarantine pests for Europe. DOI:10.1653/0015-4040(2007)90[258:COASDT]2.0.CO;2, NAPPO, 2007. Vienna, Austria: International Atomic Energy Agency, 47 pp. sometimes at multiple locations on a fruit. Report to agricultural officials any suspected finding guavas, Psidium guajava), Rosaceae (e.g. be caused by earwigs. Age and host effects on clutch size in the Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens. Jimenez, M. L., Tejas, A., Servin, R., 1992. Revista do Instituto Colombiano Agropecuario. Adult females ovipositing on citrus fruit skin. DOI:10.1093/jee/tow169. Vein R2+3 nearly straight. U.S. Habitat: The Mexican fruit fly has been an especially particular problem for the state of Florida because the fly has a strong preference of laying eggs in grapefruit. Journal of Chemical Ecology, 21(11):1861-1874; 24 ref. Florida Entomologist, 79(4):600-602; 4 ref. As in most other Anastrepha spp., the adults of A. ludens are easily separated from those of other tephritid genera by a simple wing venation character; vein M, the vein that reaches the wing margin just behind the wing apex, curves forwards before joining the wing margin. A. ludens may be found in fruit-growing areas with suitable hosts and in natural forests. Mexico). Florida Entomologist, 71(2), 111-120. doi: 10.2307/3495357. Annual Review of Entomology, 5:171-192. Cutworm injury typically forms a meandering pattern, Citricola scale sooty mold Host plant database for Anastrepha and Toxotrypana (Diptera: Tephritidae: Toxotrypanini). The Regents of the University of California. LIFE CYCLES Fruit fly development (life cycle) is dependent on temperature. for the introduction of exotic Homoptera, such as the brown citrus aphid. Journal of Economic Entomology, 87(4):1008-1013. DOI:10.1590/S1519-566X2003000300002. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Map No. Orozco-Dávila, D., Hernández, R., Meza, S., Domínguez, J., 2007. The number of traps required per unit area is high; in a release and recapture test, Calkins et al. Agric., Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Plant Protection and Quarantine. The current combination was proposed by Wulp (1900). The Mexican fruit fly also known as Anastrepha ludens is a species of fly of the Anastrepha genus in the Tephritidae family (fruit flies). Florida Entomologist, 96(1):232-234. http://www.fcla.edu/FlaEnt/, Rull, J., Diaz-Fleischer, F., Arredondo, J., 2007. Precision Agriculture. Development of Lures for detection and Delimitation of Invasive Anastrepha Fruit Flies. Mexico. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) - APHIS removes quarantine in the Rio Hondo area of Cameron and Willacy Counties, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. DOI:10.2307/3495360, Lasa R, Toxtega Y, Herrera F, Cruz A, Navarrete M A, Antonio S, 2014. scars on the rind, usually at the stem end of the fruit, Shellie et al. Handbook of the fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America north of Mexico. Núñez Bueno L, 1981. 2016 Ecology; movements of tephritid fruit flies. Development of a dry plastic insect trap with food-based synthetic attractant for the Mediterranean and Mexican fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Miscellaneous Publications. discolor rinds. Ruiz-Montiel C, Flores-Peredo R, Hernández-Librado V, Illescas-Riquelme CP, Domínguez-Espinosa PI, Piñero JC, 2013. Monitor your pests again and re-evaluate your strategies. Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Evaluation of six different traps for detecting the Mexican fruit fly. Cuticular hydrocarbons from six species of tephritid fruit flies. Caribbean fruit flies have been found in citrus groves of California and Florida in the United States, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Bahamas, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Hispaniola, and Jamaica. Florida Entomologist, 80(3):324-328; 11 ref. (2004). If Citrus Res. Generate a print friendly version containing only the sections you need. The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. any findings of the exotic diaprepes root weevil. Berrigan, D. A., Carey, J. R., Guillen, J., Celedonio, H., 1988. Snails and occasionally other caterpillars (amorbia, Identification. Injured blotches are typically clustered Florida Entomologist, 97(4), 1648-1661. doi: 10.1653/024.097.0439, NAPPO, 2009. Misc. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly): APHIS Establishes a Quarantine in the San Ygnacio Area of Zapata County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. Fruit flies are common in homes, restaurants, supermarkets and wherever else food is allowed to rot and ferment. http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=385&keyword=anastrepha%20ludens, NAPPO, 2012. CABI/EPPO, 2001. Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier, 303-313. Very sweet fruits may produce a sugary exudate. Identification tip: Young amorbia larvae Southwestern Entomologist, 38(1), 85-97. doi: 10.3958/059.038.0109, Hernández, E., Aceituno-Medina, M., Toledo, J., Gómez-Simuta, Y., Villarreal-Fuentes, J. M., Carrasco, M., Liedo, P., Hallman, G. J., Montoya, P., 2018. World Crop Pests 3(B). ; many ref. Hedström I, Jirón LF, 1985. 7. Folia Entomológica Mexicana, (No. San Salvador El Salvador, 36 pp. S-band with middle section between costa and vein Cu1 largely yellow to orange with narrow brown margins; distal section of band moderately broad, well-separated from apex of vein M. V-band with distal arm usually complete and connected to proximal arm, although often weaker anteriorly; proximal arm extended to vein R4+5, not connected to S-band. Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz, 28(4), 487-575 pp. The adults of A. ludens are unlikely to be confused with those of any other species of Anastrepha occurring within its range, except perhaps Anastrepha distincta, which has considerably shorter male and female terminalia. (1990) or the interactive key by Carroll et al. by citrus thrips, caterpillar chewing is deeper and webbing may be present. could destroy up to 34% of puparia. Damage The damage to crops caused by Medfly result from 1) oviposition in fruit … Unfortunately, we cannot provide individual solutions to specific pest problems. Norrbom A L, Korytkowski C A, Gonzalez F, Orduz B, 2005. Effect of cold storage on larval and adult Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) viability in commercially ripe, artificially infested Persea americana 'Hass'. Area bordering scutoscutellar suture medially usually with irregular dark-brown spot. Antenna not extended to ventral facial margin. Progress 05/01/05 to 04/30/10 Outputs Progress Report Objectives (from AD-416) The objective of this cooperative research project is to develop and test an alternative formulation of the commercial fruit fly bait GF-120. DOI:10.1603/EC13045, Borge M N R, Basedow T, 1997. Phytosanitary Alert System: Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly) - Removal of Quarantine Area in Los Angeles County, California - United States. Contact UC IPM, Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California, © 2016 Regents of the University of California III. Population fluctuations of Anastrepha ludens (Loew) and of its natural enemies on Sargentia greggii S. Watts. PQR database. Anal area: lobes large, protuberant, usually distinctly bifid; surrounded by three to four discontinuous rows of small spinules. Anastrepha fruit flies are the main fruit fly pests throughout the Western Hemisphere. fruit. Comparative responses of Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae) to the synthetic attractant BioLure. scraped or washed off, Distorted fruit or deep boring in the flesh, Diaprepes Fruit infesting tephritids (Dipt. winding tunnels by feeding just under the top layer of Technical Bulletin. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly): APHIS Establishes a Quarantine in Cameron County, Texas. : Tephritidae) and associated parasitoids in Chiapas, Mexico. Wallingford, UK: CAB International, 601 pp. WESLACO – The Mexican fruit fly is causing costly havoc for local citrus growers. Identification tip: Katydid damage is typically a single circular 1-117. https://essig.berkeley.edu/documents/cis/cis07.pdf, García-Ramírez Ade J, Medina H RE, López-Martínez V, Vázquez L M, Duarte U IE, Delfín-González H, 2010. Trap shape and design is important. Mexico is an especially high-risk pathway due to the shared border and the large numbers of people migrating from fruit fly infested areas of Central America and Mexico to the United States. The larvae of Anastrepha are extremely difficult to identify and specialist help should be sought to confirm critical identifications. Jimenez ML, Tejas A, 1996. Identification tip: Feeding within the buds Aluja, M., Piñero, J., López, M., Ruíz, C., Zúñiga, A., Piedra, E., Díaz-Fleischer, F., Sivinski, J., 2000. Southwestern Entomologist, 21:331-336. … Morphology of the immature stages of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera; Tephritidae). Abdomen: tergites yellow to orange-brown, without dark-brown markings. NAPPO. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican Fruit Fly) – Establishment of Regulated Area in the Harlingen area, Cameron County, Texas., USA: North American Plant Protection Organization. New wild host of Anastrepha ludens in Northeastern Mexico. Report to agricultural officials any findings of tephritid fruit Phytosanitary Alert System: Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly) - Removal of Quarantine Area in Los Angeles County, California - United States., NAPPO. Foote, R. H., Blanc, F.L., 1963. late summer or fall when leafhoppers migrate into citrus. McAlister Jr LC, 1936, April. Bateman MA, 1982. Adult diet and male-female contact effects on female reproductive potential in Mexican fruit fly (Anastrepha ludens Loew) (Diptera Tephritidae). Brisbane, Australia: Queensland Department of Primary Industries, 129-139. feces and wet, slimy or dry, silvery trails are often visible A record for presence in Colombia was based on misidentification of Anastrepha manizaliensis (Norrbom et al., 2005). Scutum entirely microtrichose or at most with small presutural, medial bare area. scavenger caterpillar cause button-end scars. 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. The pest has since … In particular, it is essential to dissect the aculeus (ovipositor piercer) of a female specimen for positive identification. Journal of Economic Entomology. Subscribe (RSS) Journal of Economic Entomology. I. Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly) and Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly) (Diptera: Tephritidae). 73:125-140, Malo, E. A., Zapien, G. I., 1994. In: BULLETIN OF THE CALIFORNIA INSECT SURVEY,7, USA: University of California Press. Many different attractants have been developed including fermented corn extract (Lee et al., 1997), host-fruit volatiles (Robacker and Heath, 1996), pheromones (Landolt and Heath, 1996), Staphylococcus aureus odour (Robacker and Flath, 1995) and corn hydrolysate (Heath et al., 1994). http://www.pestalert.org/oprDetail.cfm?oprID=548, NAPPO, 2013. Phytosanitary Alert System: Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly) eradicated in the United States. (Drew, 1982) and possible baits are ammonium acetate (Hedstrom and Jimenez, 1988), casein hydrolysate (Sharp, 1987) and torula yeast (Hedstrom and Jiron, 1985). Greenhouse thrips, This species was first described in 1873 by Loew as Trypeta ludens. Journal of Economic Entomology, 88(5):1307-1315; 26 ref. Distorted Hernandez-Ortiz V, 1992. Lee ChangJoo, DeMilo AL, Moreno DS, Mangan RL, 1997. Methods for identification of Anastrepha larvae (Diptera: Tephritidae), and key to 13 species. It is a frequent invader in southern California and Arizona. DOI:10.1007/BF00300879, IPPC, 2020. Heppner JB, 1984. larvae of fruit flies. Annona liebmanniana and A. cherimola × A. reticulata (Magnoliales: Annonaceae): two new host plant species of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico. Norrbom AL, Korytkowski CA, Gonzalez F, Orduz B, 2005. 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. 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 … Phytosanitary Alert System: Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens - regulated area established in Willacy County, Texas. Frons with three or more frontal setae, two orbital setae. 1. any of numerous small dipterous insects of the family Tephritidae, the larvae of which feed on the fruit of various plants. scraped or washed off Robacker DC, Flath RA, 1995. Smith IM McNamara DG Scott PR Holderness M, 1997. Identification tip: Where snails chewed leaves Florida Entomologist, 90(1), 19-26. doi: 10.1653/0015-4040(2007)90[19:SCACBM]2.0.CO;2. European earwig scarring of this pest. In another area of Mexico, Gonzalez-Hernandez and Tejada (1979) found that Doryctobracon crawfordi was the most abundant parasitoid from 1954-1959. Southwestern Entomologist. https://www.pestalerts.org/official-pest-report/anastrepha-ludens-mexican-fruit-fly-aphis-establishes-quarantine-mccook-area, NAPPO, 2016h. Hedstrom I, Jimenez J, 1988. 1008. Fletcher BS, 1989. Some leaf chewing is All rights reserved. Mexican fruit fly was first found in Central Mexico in 1863, and by the early 1950s flies were found along the California-Mexico border. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. Posterior spiracles: spiracular slits approximately 3.5 times as long as broad, with moderately sclerotised rimae. Diptera Data Dissemination Disk (CD-ROM) 2. http://delta-intkey, Carroll LE, Wharton RA, 1989. Most fruit Forced hot-air quarantine treatment for grapefruit infested with Mexican fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). produce silk webbing. Genetic structure of populations of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Mexico. damage. Fruit fly egg-laying stings red mite, and Yuma spider mite are other Darby, H. H. , Kapp, E. H. , 1934. III. Morphology of the immature stages of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera; Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist, 70(3), 329-330. doi: 10.2307/3495066, Aluja, M., Ordano, M., Teal, P. E. A., Sivinski, J., García-Medel, D., Anzures-Dadda, A., 2009. 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