EPPO Global Database

EPPO Reporting Service no. 11 - 1991 Num. article: 1991/07

Development of Anastrepha ludens in different hosts

In Texas (US), experiments were carried out to compare the development time of Anastrepha ludens (EPPO A1 pest) in different hosts.
Egg incubation, pupal and larval development of the pest required the shortest time period in peach fruits when compared to grapefruit, orange and mango.


Leyva, J.L.; Browning, H.W.; Gilstrap, F.E. (1991) Development of Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) in several host fruit.
Environmental Entomology  20, 1160-1165.