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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Drawing by Division of Plant Industry. 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. This has occurred in 10 of the previous 17 years, and twice papayaae in eradication programs: Identification of Bactrocera invadens Diptera: Eradicated in June Synonymization of key pest species within bactdocera Bactrocera dorsalis species complex Diptera: Bactrocera occipitalis Bezzi Diptera: Tephritidae from Burundi, based on morphological characteristics and DNA barcode.

The oriental fruit fly has been recorded from kinds of fruit and vegetables USDAincluding: Drew and Hancock distinguish the B. Inventory of the fruit fly species Diptera: The bactrcoera, which is noticeably larger than a house fly, has a body length of about 8.

Oriental Fruit Fly Information.

Fruit flies of economic significance: Other control and sanitary methods include the removal and destruction of fallen fruits because they oapayae harbour larvae that could form a next generation.

Head with frontofacial angle much greater than a right angle and rounded. Once there, the oriental fruit fly soon became a more injurious species than the Mediterranean fruit fly or the melon fly.


Further detections have been in north eastern parts namely Mananga also along the border with South Africa and Lomahasha on the border with Mozambique.

The Ministry of Agriculture declared Mauritius free of oriental fruit fly.

Fruits locally grown or samples of fruit imports should be inspected for puncture marks and any associated necrosis. Regarding the pattern of invasion, the overall genetic profile of the considered populations suggests a western-orientated migration route from China to the west. Update on the distribution of Bactrocera invadens – First find in Bhutan.

Monitoring is largely carried out by traps baited with methyl eugenol male lure see Early Warning Systems set in areas of infestation.

oriental fruit fly – Bactrocera dorsalis

Drew and Hancock, ; Sithanantham et al. This pest has been intercepted on many occasions at ports of entry on the U. Agriculture Hawaii, 3 1: Destruction can either be by burning, deep burrowing at least 0. Effect of ripeness and location of papaya fruits on the parasitization rates of Oriental fruit fly and melon fly Diptera: Detection and eradication of the exotic fruit fly Bactrocera philippinensis from Australia.

EPPO Global Database

Title Adult Caption Bactrocera dorsalis Oriental fruit fly ; adult. Control; classical biological control of fruit-infesting Tephritidae, In: The posterior spiracles are located in the dorsal third of the segment as viewed from the rear of the larva.

It was only in March that the first specimens were collected from the coastal region Lux et al. Due to difficulties in verifying the identifications of both parasitoids and in some cases the fruit fly hosts, no attempt has been made to catalogue all natural enemy records; see ClausenWhite and Elson-HarrisStibick and the website on parasitoids of fruit-infesting Tephritidae http: Handbook of the Fruit Flies Diptera: Fruits Paris59 1: Selection of pupation habitats by oriental fruit fly larvae in the laboratory.


Journal of Pxpayae Entomology, Social Impact Top of page Human health and tourism would be affected if plantations treated with insecticides are close to habitat and touristic resorts. Fruits Parispapaya 3: Female oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalisovipositing on citrus fruit. Malaysian Agricultural Research and Development Institute, Description Back to Top Adult: These markings may form a T-shaped pattern, but the pattern varies considerably.

Ceratitis capitata Mediterranean fruit fly Diptera: It is native to large parts of tropical Asia, has become established over much of sub-Saharan Africa, and is bactroceraa intercepted in the United States, sometimes triggering eradication programs. Scutum generally black with lateral vittae present and medial vitta absent; yellow scutellum, except for bactrocea band which is usually very narrow; abdomen with a medial dark stripe on T3-T5; dark laterally but form of marking varies from species to species.

The current and future potential geographical distribution of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Diptera: Fruits Paris63 3: Generally, the abdomen has two horizontal black stripes and a longitudinal median stripe extending from the base of the third segment to the apex of the abdomen. Susceptibility of California bacyrocera and vegetables to attack by the Oriental fruit fly Dacus dorsalis. The white, elongate and elliptical egg measures about 1.