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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Anastrepha suspensa infests only mature to overripe fruits. Anastrepha suspensa Notes on Taxonomy and Nomenclature Top of page This species was first described in by Loew as Trypeta suspensa.

Anastrepha suspensa (Caribbean fruit fly)

A8, area around spiracles protuberant with large intermediate areas. Vapor-heat treatment of carambolas infested with Caribbean fruit fly Diptera: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.

Within the first three months following the discovery of A. Thoracic and abdominal segments: Glans with basolateral membranous lobe, mostly membranous medially, with isolated, T-shaped apical sclerite. Analyses using migrate revealed there is continuous gene flow between sampling sites in Florida and the Caribbean and among different hosts.


For details of the use of fumigants during storage or transportation, see Regulatory Control. Ethylene dibromide was previously widely used as a fumigant, but is now generally withdrawn because of its carcinogenicity.

The setae are red-brown to dark-brown. Tephritidaeand key to 13 species. Efficacy of sterile releases of Caribbean fruit flies Diptera: Visitations to food lures by starved and fed females were mirrored by egg production.

Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 92 2: Pest Management in the Subtropics: Anastrepha suspensa Loew Diptera: Prevention and Control Top of page Regulatory Control.

Host plant database for Anastrepha and Toxotrypana Diptera: Chemical Control Insecticidal protection is possible using a cover spray or a bait spray.

Mexican fruit flyAnastrepha ludens Loewand Caribbean fruit fly larvae last instars may be separated as follows: Fortunately, of these species, only A. Journal of Economic Entomology, 89 4: Four days afterward, adults of Anastrepha suspensa were collected at this site.

The investigated seven loci displayed from 5 to 19 alleles, with expected heterozygosities ranging from 0.

Anastrepha suspensa – Wikipedia

Caribfly control without fumigation. We genotyped A. The use of the sterile insect technique has also been considered either as an qnastrepha to fumigation of harvested fruits or as a supplement to a fly-free management programme in Florida Holler and Harris, The Division of Plant Industry of the Florida Department of Agriculture formerly the State Plant Board of Ssuspensa and the United States Department of Agriculture expanded the detection program to obtain more information on the distribution and abundance of this strain of A.


Field evaluation of attractants in the capture of Anastrepha spp. Millions of flies are suspnsa each week at the Caribbean fruit fly mass rearing facility in Gainesville.

Caribbean fruit fly (Anastrepha suspensa)

Fruit Flies of Economic Significance: Identification of fruit fly larvae frequently intercepted at ports of entry of the United States. Posterior spriacles left group of A. Caribbean fruit fly scientific name: