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Bactrocera dorsalis
(Tephritidae)

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Species description or overview

Fruit fly identification and life cycle View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Images, lifecycles, and host crops of major fruitfly pests in Hawaii are in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.


Taxonomy & nomenclature

Bactrocera dorsalis information from ITIS
The Integrated Taxonomic Information System ITIS provides authoritative taxonomic information on Bactrocera dorsalis, as well as other plants, animals, fungi, and microbes of North America and the world.


Control methods

Fruit fly biological control View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Sterile-insect technique and use of parasitoids are among the strategies for biological control of fruitflies described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.

Fruit fly male annihilation View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Mass trapping of male fruitflies using male lures as a method of controlling fruit flies is described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.

Fruit fly male lures View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Para-pheromone lures for control of fruit flies are described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.

Fruit fly monitoring View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Surveillance to determine fruit fly population fluctuations as a function of integrated pest management is described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.

Hawaii Area Wide Fruit Fly Integrated Pest Management Program (HAW-FLY-PM) View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
HAW-FLY-PM goals and strategies are described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.

Fruit fly protein bait View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Protein bait lures and sprays to monitor and control male and female fruit flies are described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.

Sanitation for fruit fly suppression View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Sanitation as part of integrated pest management for fruit flies is described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.


Pests of this species

Fruit fly biological control View info about Adobe Acrobat PDF format
Sterile-insect technique and use of parasitoids are among the strategies for biological control of fruitflies described in this pamphlet from the University of Hawaii.


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