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Bactrocera invadens, a fruit fly from Asia, is an invasive pest species across Africa. It appears to continue spreading, not only in latitude but also in altitude. To assess its capacity to infest a large variety of hosts and its competition with other fruit fly species, a study along an...

Author(s)
Geurts, K.; Mwatawala, M. W.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK,
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 2014, 104, 3, pp 288-294
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Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Publisher
International Organization for Biological and Integrated Control of Noxious Animals and Plants (OIBC/OILB), West Palaearctic Regional Section (WPRS/SROP), Dijon, France,
Citation
IOBC/WPRS Bulletin, 2012, 74, pp 17
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i>Bactrocera</i> species that pose a threat to Florida: <i>B. carambolae</i> and <i>B. invadens</i>.

This chapter describes the host range, colonization ability, taxonomic status, mating behaviour, oviposition, adult feeding, life stages, geographical distribution, sampling and monitoring techniques, economic importance, and control tactics (including male annihilation and foliage baiting) of two...

Author(s)
Malavasi, A.; Midgarden, D.; Meyer, M. de
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938291)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The relative abundance of indigenous and invasive frugivorous fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) was evaluated spatially and temporally along an altitudinal transect between 581-1650 m in the Uluguru Mountains near Morogoro, Tanzania. The polyphagous invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens Drew,...

Author(s)
Geurts, K.; Mwatawala, M.; Meyer, M. de
Publisher
University of Wisconsin Libraries, Madison, USA,
Citation
Journal of Insect Science (Madison), 2012, 12, 12, pp (27 January 2012)
Abstract

The identity of Ceratitis (Pterandrus) rosa is discussed. Ceratitis rosa var. fasciventris is considered as a separate species from C. rosa sensu stricto. Both species are redescribed with discussion on host plants, geographical distribution and additional evidence regarding their status.

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique , Bruxelles, Belgium,
Citation
Bulletin de l'Institut Royal des Sciences Naturelles de Belgique, Entomologie, 2001, 71, pp 55-62
Abstract

The type specimen currently recognized for Ceratitis punctata is invalid. The type designated by Hardy among materials in the Winthem collection in Vienna does not belong to the original type series. A new lectotype is designated among materials in the Zoological Museum collection of Copenhagen,...

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Publisher
Gem Publishing Company, Wallingford, UK,
Citation
Entomologist's Monthly Magazine, 2001, 137, 1640/1643, pp 29-32
Abstract

This is another paper in a series revising the fruit fly genus Ceratitis (Diptera: Tephritidae) and it specifically revises the subgenus Pterandrus. Thirty-six species are recognized, of which 10 are described as new, i.e. C. argenteostriata sp. nov., C. barbata sp. nov., C. copelandi sp. nov., C....

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de; Freidberg, A.
Publisher
Laser Pages Publishing, Jerusalem, Israel,
Citation
Israel Journal of Entomology, 2005/2006, 35/36, pp 197-315
Abstract

This is the 3rd paper in a series revising the genus Ceratitis and relates to the subgenus Ceratitis senso stricto. Notes are given for 8 species, with reference to characteristics, types, distribution and food plants. A key to the species is provided. The phylogeny and biogeography of this group...

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Citation
Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society, 2000, 128, 4, pp 439-467
Abstract

Additional distribution and food plant data are given for representatives of the subgenus Ceratitis as a follow-up to an earlier revision of the subgenus by the author. Type material of C. bremii and C. punctata was studied and compared with redescriptions given earlier. The male and food plant of...

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Citation
Bulletin & Annales de la Société Royale Belge d'Entomologie, 1998, 134, 3, pp 199-202
Abstract

The fruit fly genus Ceratitis comprises several important pest species attacking a wide range of unrelated fruits. In this paper, the subgenus Ceratitis (Pardalaspis) is revised. Ten species are recognized, of which 5 are described as new: C. hamata sp. nov. (from Tanzania and Zaire), C. munroi sp. ...

Author(s)
Meyer, M. de
Citation
Systematic Entomology, 1996, 21, 1, pp 15-26

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