EPPO Global Database

Anastrepha suspensa(ANSTSU)

Distribution details in United States of America (Florida)

Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2010: Present, no details
EPPO Reporting Service (1999/001) : as well as earlier records, found in South Florida on raspberries.

According to Sutton & Steck (2005), it was first detected in South Florida in the 1930s and apparently eradicated. It re-colonized Dade county in 1965 and has since spread in Central and South Florida. Occasionaly found in northeastern Atlantic coastal counties.
* Boykin LM, Shatters RG Jr, Hall DG, Dean D, Beerli (2010) Genetic variation of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Florida and the Caribbean using microsatellite DNA markers. Journal of Economic Entomology 103(6), 2214-2222.

* Chambers, D. L. (1976) Folia Entomologica Mexicana No. 34, 25-35.

* Greany, P. D.; Riherd, C.; Singh, K. J.; Singh, O. P.; Banafer, R. N. S. (1993) Florida Entomologist 76 (2), 209-211.
------- History of A. suspensa in Florida is described.

* Hennessey, M. K. (1994) Florida Entomologist 77 (1), 126-135.
------- Dade County.

* Review of Agricultural Entomology, 86(10), p 1268 (9794).
------- On raspberries.

* Sutton BD, Steck GJ (2005) An annotated checklist of the Tephritidae (Diptera) of Florida. Insecta Mundi 19(4), 227-245.
------- Common in Central and South Florida, occasional in northeastern Atlantic coastal counties.