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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In his original description of Bactrocera correcta as Chaetodacus correctusBezzi stated that Bactrocera correcta was very near Dacus zonatus now Bactrocera zonata Saunders – the peach fruitflybut it is distinguished by the color of the thorax, and chiefly by the facial black spots being united to form a black transverse band; the whitish cross-band on the second abdominal segment is less developed, and the hind tibiae of the male are distinctly tuberculate before the end, similar to that of two closely related species, Bactrocera zonata previously Dacus zonatus and Bactrocera tuberculata Bezzi previously Dacus tuberculatus.

Bactrocera correcta Bezzioften referred to as the “guava fruit fly” although the larvae of many other species of fruit flies feed on guava – and Anastrepha striata Schiner is also called the “guava fruit fly” White and Elson-Harriswas detected for the first time in the Western Hemisphere when one female was found on 6 August in Garden Grove, Orange County, California.

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Occurrence of Dacus correctus Bezzi Tephritidae: The shape of the fruit influenced the damage. Bactrocera correcta Bezzi Insecta: Fruit fly on fruit trees. Faunistic and some ecological studies on fruit flies Diptera: EU pesticides database www.


A catalog of the Diptera of the Oriental Region. However, effective biological control studies are required for controlling this pest.

Bactrocera correcta (06410587)

Title Damaged guava fruit. Bactrocerra whitish cross band on the second abdominal segment is less developed. Rake the soil and flood fields for 24 hours to kill the pupae.

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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. Comstock Ganesh Bhat U, Gibberellic acid treatment of fruits given coreecta to ‘colour break’ enhanced the resistance of fruits against oviposition and fly development Mohamed Jalaluddin, Recorded hosts include Citrus spp.

Diptera on mango and chiku in south Gujarat. This is the actual fly captured in Apopka, Florida on 4 May CAB International, pp. Title Line drawing of adult.

Please consider upgrading your browser to the latest version or installing a new browser. Teph Aronoldia Thailand, 9: Distribution Top of page B.

Bactrocera correcta – Wikipedia

There was no significant positive correlation between trap catches of adult fruit flies and per cent fruit damage. Mohamed Jalaluddin devised a modified new trap which was more efficient at attracting B. Indian Farming, 48 Insect Environment, 3 4: However, effective biological control studies are required for controlling this pest.

California Agriculture, 43 3: Cultural Control and Sanitary Methods Collect and destroy affected fruit to reduce the inoculum. Bactrocera zonatain India called “the Ranchi peach-pest,” is very injurious to peach, mango, and several other fruits, including ripe Aegle marmelos L. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology, 50 2: Distribution Table Top of page The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available.


Synonymy Back to Top Bactrocera correcta Bezzi has also been known as: The incubation, larval and pupal periods were 3. Fruit flies of economic importance. The non-preference mechanism played a major role in the mechanism of resistance in guava fruits. The fruit fly population was higher during June-September than in October-February. The frequency distribution of B. Suborder Cyclorrhapha excluding Division Aschiza.

Gibberellic acid treatment of fruits given prior to ‘colour break’ enhanced the resistance of fruits against oviposition and fly development Mohamed Jalaluddin, 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.

Microreticulation near base of the ovipositor of an adult female guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta Bezzi. Since the sex ratio is 1: Udhibiti husishi wa inzi wa matunda kwa nyanya. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, No. Dacinae of the rainforest habitat of the Western Ghats, India. Bezzi noted that Bactrocera correcta lives in company with Bactrocera zonata WW Saunders, and Bactrocera tuberculata Bezzi,feeding on the same fruits. Wing of an adult guava fruit fly, Bactrocera correcta Bezzi.

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