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Anastrepha

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Anastrepha

Summary

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  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Anastrepha
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta

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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Anastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. bistrigata; B. A. ornata; C. A. striata. Scale = 0.2mm.
TitleLine artwork of apices
CaptionAnastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. bistrigata; B. A. ornata; C. A. striata. Scale = 0.2mm.
CopyrightCAB International
Anastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. bistrigata; B. A. ornata; C. A. striata. Scale = 0.2mm.
Line artwork of apicesAnastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. bistrigata; B. A. ornata; C. A. striata. Scale = 0.2mm.CAB International
Anastrepha serpentina (sapodilla fruit fly) female, dorsal view. Sample from Programa Moscafrut, SAGARPA-IICA, Mexico.
TitleAdult female
CaptionAnastrepha serpentina (sapodilla fruit fly) female, dorsal view. Sample from Programa Moscafrut, SAGARPA-IICA, Mexico.
Copyright©Jorge Valdez/Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico - CC BY-SA 3.0
Anastrepha serpentina (sapodilla fruit fly) female, dorsal view. Sample from Programa Moscafrut, SAGARPA-IICA, Mexico.
Adult femaleAnastrepha serpentina (sapodilla fruit fly) female, dorsal view. Sample from Programa Moscafrut, SAGARPA-IICA, Mexico.©Jorge Valdez/Colegio de Postgraduados, Mexico - CC BY-SA 3.0
Anastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. grandis (dashed line show dorsal V-shaped ridge); B. A. antunesi; C. A. distincta; D. A. fraterculus; E. A. leptozona.
TitleLine artwork of apices
CaptionAnastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. grandis (dashed line show dorsal V-shaped ridge); B. A. antunesi; C. A. distincta; D. A. fraterculus; E. A. leptozona.
CopyrightCAB International
Anastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. grandis (dashed line show dorsal V-shaped ridge); B. A. antunesi; C. A. distincta; D. A. fraterculus; E. A. leptozona.
Line artwork of apicesAnastrepha aculei, dorsal views (optical sections) of apices; A. A. grandis (dashed line show dorsal V-shaped ridge); B. A. antunesi; C. A. distincta; D. A. fraterculus; E. A. leptozona. CAB International
Dorsal views of large 'teeth' in basal area of eversible ovipositor sheath (scale = 0.5mm). A. A. macrura; B. A. serpentina (most other spp. are similar).
TitleLine artwork of eversible ovipositor sheath
CaptionDorsal views of large 'teeth' in basal area of eversible ovipositor sheath (scale = 0.5mm). A. A. macrura; B. A. serpentina (most other spp. are similar).
CopyrightCAB International
Dorsal views of large 'teeth' in basal area of eversible ovipositor sheath (scale = 0.5mm). A. A. macrura; B. A. serpentina (most other spp. are similar).
Line artwork of eversible ovipositor sheathDorsal views of large 'teeth' in basal area of eversible ovipositor sheath (scale = 0.5mm). A. A. macrura; B. A. serpentina (most other spp. are similar).CAB International
Anastrepha, posterior views of area below scutellum showing subscutellum and mediotergite markings; A. A. fraterculus; B. A. ludens; C. A. obliqua. mtg, mediotergite. sctl, scutellum. sbsctl, subscutellum.
TitleLine artwork of Anastrepha
CaptionAnastrepha, posterior views of area below scutellum showing subscutellum and mediotergite markings; A. A. fraterculus; B. A. ludens; C. A. obliqua. mtg, mediotergite. sctl, scutellum. sbsctl, subscutellum.
CopyrightCAB International
Anastrepha, posterior views of area below scutellum showing subscutellum and mediotergite markings; A. A. fraterculus; B. A. ludens; C. A. obliqua. mtg, mediotergite. sctl, scutellum. sbsctl, subscutellum.
Line artwork of AnastrephaAnastrepha, posterior views of area below scutellum showing subscutellum and mediotergite markings; A. A. fraterculus; B. A. ludens; C. A. obliqua. mtg, mediotergite. sctl, scutellum. sbsctl, subscutellum.CAB International

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Anastrepha

Other Scientific Names

  • Lucumaphila

International Common Names

  • Spanish: chinche hedionda; mosca de las frutas
  • Portuguese: bicho das frutas; musca das frutas

EPPO code

  • ANSTSP (Anastrepha sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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

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: 02 Jun 2021
Continent/Country/Region Distribution Last Reported Origin First Reported Invasive Reference Notes

South America

BrazilPresent
-Mato Grosso do SulPresent
-TocantinsPresent

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Aceratoneuromyia indica Parasite Argentina; Bolivia; St Kitts Nevis fruits
Biosteres fullawayi Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Biosteres longicaudatus Parasite Argentina; Ecuador; St Kitts Nevis Annona; fruits
Carabidae Predator Arthropods|Larvae
Diachasmimorpha tryoni Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Diachasmoides tucumana Parasite Peru Citrus
Dirhinus giffardii Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Doryctobracon areolatus Parasite Florida; Puerto Rico; St Kitts Nevis fruits; guavas; jobos; mangoes
Doryctobracon crawfordi Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Opius bellus Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Opius concolor Parasite Bolivia; Ecuador Annona; fruits
Opius concolor perproximus Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Opius fletcheri Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Opius humilis Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Pachycrepoideus dubius Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae Parasite Arthropods|Pupae Bolivia; St Kitts Nevis fruits
Pseudocoilia braziliensis Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Tetrastichus giffardianus Parasite Puerto Rico guavas; jobos; mangoes
Trybliographa daci Parasite Ecuador; Florida Annona; fruits
Utetes anastrephae Parasite Peru Citrus

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