Resources. Featured Creatures – Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry and University of Florida; Pest Fruit Flies. Citation: Walker, K. () Guava Fruit Fly (Bactrocera correcta) Updated on 10/ 21/ AM Available online: PaDIL. INTRODUCTION: Guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi) (Tephritidae), has been captured in fruit fly detection traps in two locations during July-August

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Notes on Natural Enemies Top of page Very few parasites and predators were found to suppress the population of B. The maggots bore into the fruit, develop inside and pave the way for secondary invaders fungi or bacteriawhich cause extensive rotting and dropping of fruit.

Correlation studies between trap catches and weather factors indicated that there was significant positive correlation between weekly catches and maximum temperature, minimum temperature, thermal units, morning relative humidity and rainfall. Microreticulation near base of the ovipositor of an adult female guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta Bezzi. This species has also been known as Chaetodacus correctus and Dacus correctus. Fruit fly of guava.

Host plant records for fruit flies Diptera: Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 47 Supplement 7: Correa Bael fruitCareya arborea Roxb. However, effective biological control studies are required for controlling this pest.


Acta Phytophylacica Sinica, 37 6: Tephritidae in Southeast Asia.

Cultural Control and Sanitary Methods Collect and destroy affected fruit to reduce bactrpcera inoculum. Bulletin Entomological Research, 7: The host data presented here is based on two recently published host lists that are largely based on host-fruit surveys carried out in Sri Lanka and Thailand Tsuruta et al.

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However, George Steyskal, in his letter dated 26 Augustobserved that specimens in the U. The distribution in this summary table is based bacteocera all the information available. Distribution Maps Top of page You can pan and zoom the map. EU pesticides database www.

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Chemical Control A bait spray application of malathion killed congregating adults Mohamed Jalaluddin, Damage symptoms do not vary on different crops. Rake the soil and flood fields for 24 hours to kill the pupae.

Since the sex ratio is 1: Survey and Detection Back to Top The adult female detected in California was found in a methyl eugenol-baited Jackson trap. Title Adult Caption Museum set specimen of adult B. Damage symptoms do not vary on different crops.


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Traps placed at the border of the orchard intercepted the invading adults and attracted greater numbers of invading adults and more male adults.

This is the actual fly captured in Apopka, Florida on 4 May Identification Back to Top Bactrocera correcta is a brightly colored little fly, predominately black with lateral yellow stripes, approximately 5.

Phytosanitary Measures Since B. Tephritidae of Bangalore and Kodagu districts. Mohamed Jalaluddin reported that B. Van Royen as Achras sapota sapodillaall of which must be considered potential hosts of Bactrocera correcta. Bactrcera Control Due to the variable regulations around de- registration of pesticides, we are for the moment not including any specific chemical control recommendations. Fruit fly Mango, guava, avocado, banana etc.

Go to distribution map Tephritidae of America North of Mexico. Piercer gradually tapered to a short point, about 1. Bactrocera correcta Bezzi Insecta: Thoracic-Lateral view of an adult guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta Bezzi. In India, it was observed that a solitary parasite, Dirhinus sp.