Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

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Considered native to India, B. cucurbitae, the melon fly, is now found in more than 40 countries. The potential risk of its introduction to a new...
Bactrocera dorsalis is a highly invasive species. Native to Asia, Oriental fruit fly is now found in at least 65 countries, including parts of...
B. carambolae is a very serious pests in Malaysia where it attacks such small carambola fruits that bagging (a normally effective control) is quite...
The economic impact of B. passiflorae is not documented clearly. However, as with most pest Bactrocera spp., damage levels can be anything up to 100%...
A pest of bread fruit (Artocarpus altilis) and jackfruit (A. heterophyllus) (Yukawa, 1984).
B. caryeae occurs in very large numbers in many fruit growing areas of southern India and is probably responsible for much of the damage generally...
This is a pest of solanaceous crops throughout its range (see List of Hosts).
Data on economic impact of B. tau is uncertain. Batra (1968) discussed the bionomics of a species called "D. hageni (=D. caudatus)" which may either...
D. ciliatus is a major pest of a wide range of Cucurbitaceae in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Adult flight and fruit transport are major means of...
B. oleae is considered the most important pest of cultivated olives, Olea europaea L., in many of the areas of the Mediterranean basin, affecting the...

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