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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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.

Once there, the oriental fruit fly soon became a more injurious species than the Mediterranean fruit fly or the melon fly.

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 co Fruits Paris63 3: Chemical methods for suppression or eradication of fruit fly populations, In: Tephritidae and releases of natural enemies: These hatch within a day although this can be delayed up to 20 days in cool conditions and the larvae feed for another days, depending on the season.

The external part of the anterior respiratory organs, the spiracles, located one on each side of the pointed or head end of the larva, has an exaggerated and deflexed lobe at each side and bears many small tubercles. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

The only band of spinules encircling the body is found on the first segment. Eradication of Bactrocera papayae Diptera: As a result of its widespread distribution, pest status, invasive ability and potential impact on market access, B. Adult female oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis Hendellaying eggs by inserting her ovipositor in a papaya. Trapping Guidelines for area-wide fruit fly programmes.


The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, The potential risk of its introduction to a new area is facilitated by increasing international tourism and trade, and is influenced by changes in climate and land use.

Fruits bacrtocera grown or samples of fruit imports should be inspected for puncture marks and any associated necrosis.

Asian Papaya Fruit Fly

Fruit Flies of Economic Significance. International Atomic Energy Agency, 47 pp. Steiner traps baited with a lure and toxicant are also used to monitor the presence and control of the flies. Management of fruit flies in the Pacific. This will expose the puparia, leading to desiccation or predation by other organisms.

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Chemical Control Although cover sprays of entire crops are sometimes used, the use of bait sprays is both more economical and more environmentally acceptable. Fruit flies of economic significance: 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. Bactrocera invadens was later described by Drew et al. A new bactrocear fly in Hawaii.

Other control and sanitary methods include the removal and destruction of fallen fruits because they may harbour larvae that could form a next generation. Identification of Bactrocera invadens Diptera: Tephritidae and classical biological control releases of Fopius arisanus Hymenoptera: Country status report of Bactrocera dorsalis in South Africa.

Lapayae review of relationships between interspecific competition and invasions in fruit flies Diptera: Generally, the abdomen has two horizontal black stripes and paayae longitudinal median stripe extending from the base of the third segment to the apex of the abdomen. Mission report of mango tephritid trapping in Senegal. Braconidae on economically important fruit flies in French Polynesia.


Human health and tourism would be affected if plantations treated with insecticides are close to habitat and touristic resorts. This is a simple physical barrier to oviposition, but it has to be applied well before the fruit is papaye. The white, elongate and elliptical egg measures about 1. The mature larva emerges from the fruit, drops to the ground, and forms a tan to dark brown puparium about 4. Vijaysegaran S, Ibrahim AG, eds.

Taxonomy and distribution of the oriental fruit fly and related species Tephritidae, Diptera. Tephritidae Trypetidae, TrupaneidaeIn: Due to the confusion between B. However, there is evidence that some fruit flies have different host preferences in different parts of their range and host fruit surveys should also be considered bacgrocera part of the monitoring process. Posterior half of notopleuron pale whitish or yellowish. Braconidae on economically important fruit flies in French Polynesia.

Papaae is also some evidence that neem seed kernel extract can deter oviposition Shivendra-Singh and Singh, Biology and Ecology Top of page The eggs of B.

Bactrocera dorsalis species complex Diptera: This is followed by decomposition of the fruit.