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Carpomya pardalina
(Baluchistan melon fly)

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Carpomya pardalina (Baluchistan melon fly)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 20 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Carpomya pardalina
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Baluchistan melon fly
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Fruit damage by C. pardalina larvaeAyse Akkaya
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Fruit damage by C. pardalina larvae.Ayse Akkaya
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Fruit damage by C. pardalina larvaeAyse Akkaya

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Carpomya pardalina Bigot

Preferred Common Name

  • Baluchistan melon fly

Other Scientific Names

  • Carpomyia caucasica Zaitzev, 1919
  • Myiopardalis carpalina
  • Myiopardalis caucasica (Zaitzev)
  • Myiopardalis pardalina (Bigot)

International Common Names

  • English: Baluchistan melon fly; Baluchistan melonfly; Russian melon fly
  • Spanish: mosca del melón de Baluchistán; mosca del melòn de Baluchistán

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Fliege, Vorderasiatische Melonen-
  • Israel: zvuv perot haavatiach
  • Turkey: kavun sinegi

EPPO code

  • CARYPA (Myiopardalis pardalina)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Tephritidae
  •                             Genus: Carpomya
  •                                 Species: Carpomya pardalina

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 23 Apr 2020
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

Africa

AlgeriaAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)EPPO (2020)
EgyptAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)EPPO (2020)
SenegalAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)EPPO (2020)

Asia

AfghanistanPresent, WidespreadTaskhir (1940); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020); CABI (Undated)
ArmeniaPresentManukyan (1974); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
AzerbaijanPresentJanjua (1954); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
GeorgiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
IndiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
-BiharPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
-PunjabPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
IranPresentArghand (1983); Eghtedar (1991); Kashi and Abedi (1998); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
IraqPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
IsraelPresent, Few occurrencesAVIDOV and HARPAZ (1969); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
JordanPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
KazakhstanPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
KyrgyzstanPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
LebanonPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
PakistanPresent, WidespreadCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
Saudi ArabiaAbsent, Unconfirmed presence record(s)EPPO (2020)
SyriaPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
TajikistanPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
TurkeyPresentDemirdere (1956); Giray (1979); Akkaya (1999); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
TurkmenistanPresentSaparmamedova (2004); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
UzbekistanPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)

Europe

CyprusPresent, WidespreadGeorghiu (1957); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
RussiaPresent, LocalizedProkudina and Shevchenko (1983); CABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020); CABI (Undated)
-Central RussiaPresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)
-Southern RussiaPresent, LocalizedEPPO (2020); CABI and EPPO (2013)
UkrainePresentCABI and EPPO (2013); EPPO (2020)

Growth Stages

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List of Symptoms/Signs

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SignLife StagesType
Fruit / discoloration
Fruit / extensive mould
Fruit / internal feeding
Fruit / obvious exit hole
Fruit / odour

Pathway Vectors

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VectorNotesLong DistanceLocalReferences
Containers and packaging - woodWith infested fruits Yes

Plant Trade

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Plant parts liable to carry the pest in trade/transportPest stagesBorne internallyBorne externallyVisibility of pest or symptoms
Fruits (inc. pods) larvae; pupae Yes Pest or symptoms usually visible to the naked eye
Plant parts not known to carry the pest in trade/transport
Bark
Bulbs/Tubers/Corms/Rhizomes
Flowers/Inflorescences/Cones/Calyx
Growing medium accompanying plants
Leaves
Roots
Seedlings/Micropropagated plants
Stems (above ground)/Shoots/Trunks/Branches
True seeds (inc. grain)
Wood

References

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Akkaya A, 1999. Güneydogu Anadolu Bölgesi'nde kavunsinegi (Myiopardalis pardalina Bigot.)'ne karsi etkili tuzak tiplerinin belirlenmesi üzerinde arastirmalar (unpublished project report). Diyarbakir, Turkey.

Andreev SV; Martens BK, 1975. Research on the technique of radiation sterilisation of insect pests in the USSR. International Atomic Energy Agency; Food and Agriculture Organization: Sterility principle for insect control 1974. Proceedings of the symposium on the sterility principle for insect control jointly organized by the IAEA and the FAO of the United Nations and held in Innsbruck, 22-26 July 1974. International Atomic Energy Agency. Vienna Austria, 103-114

Anon., 1957. Insects not known to occur in United States. Cooperative Economic Insect Report, Vol. 7.

Anon., 1995. Agriculture and Rural Effects of Ministry. Plant Protection Technical Directions, Ankara, Turkey, No. 2.

Arghand B, 1983. Dacus sp. a new pest on cucurbitaceous plants in Iran. Entomologie et Phytopathologie Appliquees, 51(1/2):Pe 3-9; en 11

Avidov Z; Harpaz I, 1969. Plant pests of Israel. Jerusalem, Israel: Israel Universities Press.

CABI/EPPO, 2013. Carpomya pardalina. [Distribution map]. Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, No.December. Wallingford, UK: CABI, Map 124 (1st revision).

Cleghorn J, 1914. Melon Culture in Peshin, Baluchistan and some account of the Melon Fly Pest. Agric. J. Ind., 9:124-129.

Demirdere A, 1956. Kavun ve Karpuzlarda Myiopardalis pardalina - Kavunsinegi ve Mücadelesi. T.C. Ziraat Vekaleti. Zirai Mücadelec Enstitüsü Yayinlari, Adana, No. 15.

Eghtedar E, 1991. Biology and chemical control of Myiopardalis pardalina. Applied Entomology and Phytopathology, 58(1-2):39-40

EPPO, 2013. Outbreaks of Myiopardalis pardalina (Baluchistan melon fly) in Central Asia: Addition to the EPPO Alert List. Outbreaks of Myiopardalis pardalina (Baluchistan melon fly) in Central Asia: Addition to the EPPO Alert List, June 1, 2013. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization (EPPO). http://archives.eppo.int/EPPOReporting/2013/Rse-1306.pdf

EPPO, 2014. PQR database. Paris, France: European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization. http://www.eppo.int/DATABASES/pqr/pqr.htm

Georghiu GP, 1957. Technical Bulletin, Department of Agriculture Cyprus, No. TB-7, 22.

Giray H, 1961. Ege Bolgesinde Kultur Neden Olan Trypetidae (Meyve Sinekleri) Familyasi turleri ve Konukculari Arastuimalar. Ege Universitesi Ziraat Fakultesi Yayinlari No. 126.

Giray H, 1979. A preliminary list of the fauna of Turkish Trypetidae (Diptera). Turkiye Bitki Koruma Dergisi, 3(1):35-46.

Janjua NA, 1954. The Biology of the Melon fly, Myiopardalis pardalina (Big.) (Trypetidae) in Baluchistan. Ind. Jour. Ent., 16:227-233.

Kandybina MN, 1977. The larvae of fruit-flies (Diptera, Tephritidae). Keys to the fauna of the USSR No.114. Lichinki plodovykh mykh-pestrokrylok (Diptera, Tephritidae). Opredeliteli po faune SSSR 114. Leningrad, USSR: Nauka, 212 pp.

Kashi A; Abedi B, 1998. Investigation on the effects of pruning and fruit thinning on the yield and fruit quality of melon cultivars (Cucumis melo L.). Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences, 29(3):619-626; 19 ref.

Manukyan G, 1974. Reducing fruit damage by Myiopardalis pardalina. Kartofel' i Ovoshchi. No. 7, 37-38.

Muhammed U, 1987. Economic insect pests and phytophagous mites associated with melon crops in Afghanistan. Tropical Pest Management, 33(1):29-31.

Norrbom AL, 1997. The genus Carpomya Costa (Diptera: Tephritidae): new synonymy, description of first American species, and phylogenetic analysis. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 99(2):338-347; 20 ref.

Prokudina FV; Shevchenko VV, 1983. Protection of cucurbitaceous crops. Zashchita Rastenii, No. 4:50-51

Rekach VN, 1930. Carpomyia (Myiopardalis) caucacica Zaitz. Bull. Azarbaijan Centre. Agric. Plant Breed. Expt. Sta., 9:1-30.

Saparmamedova NK, 2004. To the knowledge of the melon fly, Myiopardalis pardalina Big. (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Turkmenia. Entomologicheskoe Obozrenie, 83(3):517-520.

Taskhir A, 1940. Indian Journal of Entomology, 2:175.

Distribution References

Akkaya A, 1999. (Güneydogu Anadolu Bölgesi'nde kavunsinegi (Myiopardalis pardalina Bigot.)'ne karsi etkili tuzak tiplerinin belirlenmesi üzerinde arastirmalar)., Diyarbakir, Turkey:

Arghand B, 1983. Dacus sp. a new pest on cucurbitaceous plants in Iran. Entomologie et Phytopathologie Appliquées. 51 (1/2), Pe 3-9; en 11.

AVIDOV Z, HARPAZ I, 1969. Plant pests of Israel. Plant pests of Israel. x+549 pp.

CABI, EPPO, 2013. Carpomya pardalina. [Distribution map]. In: Distribution Maps of Plant Pests, Wallingford, UK: CABI. Map 124 (1st revisio.

CABI, Undated. Compendium record. Wallingford, UK: CABI

CABI, Undated a. CABI Compendium: Status as determined by CABI editor. Wallingford, UK: CABI

Demirdere A, 1956. (Kavun ve Karpuzlarda Myiopardalis pardalina - Kavunsinegi ve Mücadelesi)., 15 Adana, T.C. Ziraat Vekaleti. Zirai Mücadelec Enstitüsü Yayinlari.

Eghtedar E, 1991. Biology and chemical control of Myiopardalis pardalina. Applied Entomology and Phytopathology. 58 (1-2), 39-40.

EPPO, 2020. EPPO Global database. In: EPPO Global database, Paris, France: EPPO.

Georghiu GP, 1957. Technical Bulletin, Department of Agriculture Cyprus, No. TB-7., 22.

Giray H, 1979. A preliminary list of the fauna of Turkish Trypetidae (Diptera). (Turkiye Trypetidae (Diptera) faunasina ait ilk liste.). Turkiye Bitki Koruma Dergisi. 3 (1), 35-46.

Janjua N A, 1954. The Biology of the Melon fly, Myiopardalis pardalina (Big.) (Trypetidae) in Baluchistan. Ind. Jour. Ent. 227-233.

Kashi A, Abedi B, 1998. Investigation on the effects of pruning and fruit thinning on the yield and fruit quality of melon cultivars (Cucumis melo L.). Iranian Journal of Agricultural Sciences. 29 (3), 619-626.

Manukyan G, 1974. Reducing fruit damage by Myiopardalis pardalina. Kartofel' i Ovoshchi. 37-38.

Prokudina F V, Shevchenko V V, 1983. Protection of cucurbitaceous crops. Zashchita Rasteniĭ. 50-51.

Saparmamedova N K, 2004. To the knowledge of the melon fly, Myiopardalis pardalina Big. (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Turkmenia. Ėntomologicheskoe Obozrenie. 83 (3), 517-520.

Taskhir A, 1940. [English title not available]. Indian Journal of Entomology. 175.

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