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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Adult female center and anterior spiracle of third instar larva lower left. Mariana Islands, Tahiti, Hawaii In the United States, oriental fruit fly is currently present on all major Hawaiian islands after pxpayae accidentally introduced there or Mau Dacinae from Sri Lanka and Africa.

Insects Micronesia Honolulu Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species.

Bactrocera dorsalis (Oriental fruit fly)

In Juneone Oriental fruit fly B. Tanzania Widespread Introduced Invasive Mwatawala et al.

Identification of Bactrocera invadens Diptera: Tephritidae to methyl eugenol. Speciation of Bactrocera dorsalis complex based on aedeagus length. The introduction was probably accidental, as the first flies were detected in the airport neighbourhood. Biology and Ecology Top of page The eggs of B. Insecta Summary of Papayyae Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species. Inferences on the population structure and colonization process of the invasive oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel.

Bactrocera dorsalis is a member of the Oriental fruit fly B.

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In Malaysia, this has been developed into a very effective commercial product derived from brewery waste. Fruit Flies of Economic Significance. A New Zealand view of quarantine security with special reference to fruit flies, In: Larvae The following larval description was taken from White and Elson-Harris The investigation on fruit-flies Trypetidae-Diptera injurious to fruits and vegetables in south China.


Adults Drew and Hancock distinguish the B. It is the principal pest of mangoes in the Philippines. Tephritidae by male annihilation and protein baiting in Queensland, Australia. Bulletin of Entomological Research, 96 4: Oriental fruit fly has been established since about and quickly became widespread in the Hawaiian Islands Pemberton, In Japan, eradication from the Ryukyu Islands has cost more than million euros Kiritani, Inventory of the fruit fly species Diptera: Eradication of Bactrocera papayae Diptera: This has occurred in 10 of the previous 17 years, and twice resulted in eradication programs: Tephritidae in West Africa: The larva of the oriental fruit fly is quite similar to that of the Mediterranean fruit fly medfly BergHardy and AdachiPruitt Prevention and Control Top of page Regulatory Control Many countries, such as the mainland USA, forbid the import of susceptible fruit without strict post-harvest treatment having been applied by the exporter.

Description Back to Top Adult: Chemical control would harm native insects and species of conservation significance. United States Department of Agriculture. Smith D, Nannan L, Head with frontofacial angle much greater than a right angle and rounded.

African Journal of Biotechnology, 10 The Oriental fruit fly Dacus dorsalis Hendel in Hawaii. The extensive damage caused by the oriental fruit fly in areas similar to Florida indicates that this species could rapidly become a very serious pest of citrus and other fruit and vegetables if it became established in Florida. Hitchhiker pathway causeLive food or feed trade pathway cause.

Sterile insect technique was used successfully to eradicate B.

Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research, pp. The exact invasion pathway into Africa is unknown.


Native to Asia, Oriental fruit fly is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of America and Oceania, and most of continental Africa sub-Saharan countries. Abdominal tergites with medial dark stripe on T3-T5 and a transverse dark line on T3, with separate dark areas on anterolateral margins of T3-T5. It was introduced into the Hawaiian Islands aboutapparently by U. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, Larva white; typical fruit fly shape cylindrical-maggot shape, elongate, anterior end narrowed and curved ventrally, with anterior mouth hooks, ventral fusiform areas and flattened caudal end ; last instar larvae of average size bactrovera family, 7 to 11 mm in length; venter with fusiform areas on segments 4 to 11; anterior buccal carinae relatively short and slender, usually nine to 10 in number; anterior spiracles nearly straight on distal edge, with tubules averaging nine to 11 in number, somewhat globose in appearance.

Thorax with scutum black with orange to red-brown areas, or black; without a large dark central stripe which broadens basally. Bactrocera dorsalis Hendel Insecta: Their Identification and Bionomics. Dacini in the Pacific Islands. Human health and tourism would be affected if plantations treated with insecticides are close to habitat and touristic resorts. Due to the competition for food, oriental fruit flies would displace bactrocdra less aggressive fruit fly species.

Using microsatellite markers, Aketarawong et al. Postpronotal lobe entirely pale whitish or yellowish; concolorous with lateral postsutural stripe.