Abstract. Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is one of the least studied of the pestiferous Neotropical tephritid flies despite its propensity. Semiochemicals of Anastrepha serpentina, the Sapote fruit fly Subfamily: Trypetinae. Genus: Anastrepha. Tribe: Toxotrypanini. Author: Wiedemann. Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha serpentina (Diptera: Tephritidae) do not infest Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae), but Anastrepha obliqua occasionally shares .

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Low divergence clades may be apparent and used in conjunction with other information about the specimen may still be sufficient to make a confident identification.

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There is also a risk from the transport of puparia in soil or packaging with plants that have already fruited. Description Top of page For a general description of the genus, see the datasheet on Anastrepha.

The preferred hosts of A. Lateral surstylus moderately long; in lateral view slightly curved; in posterior view usually with small basolateral lobe, main part triangular, acute apically.

Annona glabrapond-apple Citrus mitiscalamondin; Citrus paradisianasstrepha Citrus sinensissweet orange Cydonia oblongaquince Dovyalis hebecarpa’Ceylon gooseberry’ Ficus spp. Revista do Setor de Ciencias Agrarias, 10 Eversible membrane with large, hook-like dorsobasal scales in triangular pattern. Facial carina, in profile, concave.


Hot-water quarantine treatment for mangoes from the state of Chiapas, Mexico, infested with Mediterranean fruit fly and Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Diptera: First record of Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Diptera: For a general description of the genus, see the datasheet on Anastrepha.

See Norrbom for a key to serpentina-group species.

Revista Brasileira de Entomologia, 33 2: Tephritidae may opportunistically exploit guavas, Psidium guajava L. Bait sprays have the advantage over cover sprays that they can be applied as a spot treatment so that the flies are attracted to the insecticide and there is minimal impact on natural enemies.

The wing is 7. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible. Adult As in most other Anastrepha spp. Biological control methods involving parasitoids or sterile insect anxstrepha have not been tried against A.

Attacked fruits usually show signs of oviposition punctures and very sweet fruits may produce a sugary exudate. Handbook of the Fruit Flies Diptera: All the contents of this journal, except where otherwise noted, is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License. Pest fruit flies of the world. A list of the reported host plants of the species of Anastrepha Diptera: This species was first described as Dacus serpentinus by Wiedemann Liedo P, Carey JR, The ovipositor sheath of the female is 3.

First record of Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) in citrus in Brazil

For further information, we recommend you visit the following resources: Ammonium acetate and torula with sodium borate. Thoracic and abdominal segments: The influence of adult diet and age on lipid reserves in the tropical fruit fly Anastrepha serpentina Diptera: The larvae hatch after approximately 3 days and feed for another days.


Anastrepha serpentina can be readily distinguished from A. Does not cut SspI: Hedstrom I, Jimenez J, Taxonomy and zoogeography; the taxonomy and zoogeography of the genus Anastrepha Diptera: The preferred hosts of A.

First record of Anastrepha serpentina Wiedemann Diptera: Also for one sample, only two males were obtained, which were identified as A. Occiput usually anasteepha paired, triangular or comma-shaped, brown mark near or covering suture of median occipital sclerite.

Control; insecticides; insecticidal bait and cover sprays. Anastrepha serpentina has been recorded on at least 45 hosts from 17 families, predominantly from the family Sapotaceae, but also sepentina.