tephritidae

Summary

Summary: A large family of fruit flies in the order DIPTERA, comprising over 4,500 species in about 100 genera. They have patterned wings and brightly colored bodies and are found predominantly in the tropical latitudes.

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  1. Liscia A, Angioni P, Sacchetti P, Poddighe S, Granchietti A, Setzu M, et al. Characterization of olfactory sensilla of the olive fly: behavioral and electrophysiological responses to volatile organic compounds from the host plant and bacterial filtrate. J Insect Physiol. 2013;59:705-16 pubmed publisher
    ..The identification of new active volatile compounds in the semiochemical system of the olive fly is promising for the development of innovative control strategies in area-wide management...
  2. Aluja M, Rull J, Sivinski J, Trujillo G, Perez Staples D. Male and female condition influence mating performance and sexual receptivity in two tropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) with contrasting life histories. J Insect Physiol. 2009;55:1091-8 pubmed publisher
    ..We also address the importance of studying effects simultaneously on species with contrasting life histories...
  3. Piñero J, Mau R, Vargas R. Managing oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae), with spinosad-based protein bait sprays and sanitation in papaya orchards in Hawaii. J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:1123-32 pubmed
    ..sanitation was assessed as a control for female oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), in papaya (Carica papaya L.) orchards in Hawaii...
  4. Coscrato V, Braz A, P Perondini A, Selivon D, Marino C. Wolbachia in Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). Curr Microbiol. 2009;59:295-301 pubmed publisher
    ..These results show that the infection of Anastrepha fruit flies by Wolbachia is much more widespread than previously thought...
  5. Zur T, Nemny Lavy E, Papadopoulos N, Nestel D. Social interactions regulate resource utilization in a Tephritidae fruit fly. J Insect Physiol. 2009;55:890-7 pubmed publisher
    ..actions and reactions elicited by the interaction of co-specific individuals) induce individual fruit flies (Tephritidae) to ingest more food, especially protein-rich food...
  6. Han H, Ro K. Molecular phylogeny of the family Tephritidae (Insecta: Diptera): new insight from combined analysis of the mitochondrial 12S, 16S, and COII genes. Mol Cells. 2009;27:55-66 pubmed publisher
    The phylogeny of the family Tephritidae (Diptera: Tephritidae) was reconstructed from mitochondrial 12S, 16S, and COII gene fragments using 87 species, including 79 tephritid and 8 outgroup species...
  7. Wang X, Johnson M, Daane K, Nadel H. High summer temperatures affect the survival and reproduction of olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environ Entomol. 2009;38:1496-504 pubmed
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an invasive pest in California...
  8. Sobrinho I, De Brito R. Evidence for positive selection in the gene fruitless in Anastrepha fruit flies. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:293 pubmed publisher
    ..This would indicate that a large portion of this gene has evolved neutrally, contrary to what has been observed for other genes in the sex cascade...
  9. Hu F, Dou W, Wang J, Jia F, Wang J. Purification and biochemical characterization of glutathione S-transferases from four field populations of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2011;78:201-15 pubmed publisher
    ..dorsalis, but the low inhibitory effects of malathion and avermectin did not differ between populations. These results suggest that GSTs may have a role in detoxification of ?-cypermethrin in B. dorsalis...

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  1. De Meyer M, Robertson M, Mansell M, Ekesi S, Tsuruta K, Mwaiko W, et al. Ecological niche and potential geographic distribution of the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens (Diptera, Tephritidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2010;100:35-48 pubmed publisher
    ..Field observations in Benin and Tanzania confirm relationships between seasonal occurrences of this species and humidity and temperature...
  2. Navarro Campos C, Martínez Ferrer M, Campos J, Fibla J, Alcaide J, Bargues L, et al. The influence of host fruit and temperature on the body size of adult Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) under laboratory and field conditions. Environ Entomol. 2011;40:931-8 pubmed publisher
    The adult body size of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), varies in natural conditions...
  3. Zheng W, Peng T, He W, Zhang H. High-throughput sequencing to reveal genes involved in reproduction and development in Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e36463 pubmed publisher
  4. Aluja M, Rull J, Perez Staples D, Diaz Fleischer F, Sivinski J. Random mating among Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults of geographically distant and ecologically distinct populations in Mexico. Bull Entomol Res. 2009;99:207-14 pubmed publisher
    The Mexican fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is a polyphagous pestiferous insect with a geographical range encompassing highly variable environmental conditions...
  5. Zheng W, Zhu C, Peng T, Zhang H. Odorant receptor co-receptor Orco is upregulated by methyl eugenol in male Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). J Insect Physiol. 2012;58:1122-7 pubmed publisher
    ..Silencing Orco through the ingestion of dsRNA reduced the attractive effects of ME. These data suggest that Orco may play an essential role in ME attraction in the olfactory signal transduction pathway...
  6. Levi Zada A, Nestel D, Fefer D, Nemni Lavy E, Deloya Kahane I, David M. Analyzing diurnal and age-related pheromone emission of the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae by sequential SPME-GCMS analysis. J Chem Ecol. 2012;38:1036-41 pubmed publisher
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae), uses 1,7-dioxaspiro[5.5]undecane ("olean"), produced primarily by females, as a sex pheromone...
  7. Leblanc L, Rubinoff D, Vargas R. Attraction of nontarget species to fruit fly (Diptera: tephritidae) male lures and decaying fruit flies in traps in hawaii. Environ Entomol. 2009;38:1446-61 pubmed
    Synthetic male lures are commonly used to monitor and mass trap pestiferous fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae). However, there has been much dispute as to the nontarget impacts of such lures on beneficial and native insects...
  8. Virgilio M, Jordaens K, Breman F, Backeljau T, De Meyer M. Identifying insects with incomplete DNA barcode libraries, African fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) as a test case. PLoS ONE. 2012;7:e31581 pubmed publisher
    ..in four DNA barcode libraries of Diptera (n?=?4270), Lepidoptera (n?=?7577), Hymenoptera (n?=?2067) and Tephritidae (n?=?602 DNA barcodes)...
  9. Jin T, Zeng L, Lin Y, Lu Y, Liang G. Insecticide resistance of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), in mainland China. Pest Manag Sci. 2011;67:370-6 pubmed publisher
    ..In addition, resistant strains were established that showed increasing development of resistance...
  10. van Asch B, Pereira Castro I, Rei F, da Costa L. Mitochondrial haplotypes reveal olive fly (Bactrocera oleae) population substructure in the Mediterranean. Genetica. 2012;140:181-7 pubmed
    ..This knowledge can be instrumental in the development of better management and control strategies for a major pest of Mediterranean agriculture...
  11. Shearman D, Frommer M, Morrow J, Raphael K, Gilchrist A. Interspecific hybridization as a source of novel genetic markers for the sterile insect technique in Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae). J Econ Entomol. 2010;103:1071-9 pubmed
    Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae) or "Qfly," is the most serious horticultural pest in Australia, with a bioclimatic range that extends from the tropical north to the temperate south...
  12. Schutze M, Krosch M, Armstrong K, Chapman T, Englezou A, Chomic A, et al. Population structure of Bactrocera dorsalis s.s., B. papayae and B. philippinensis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in southeast Asia: evidence for a single species hypothesis using mitochondrial DNA and wing-shape data. BMC Evol Biol. 2012;12:130 pubmed
    ..This study analysed population structure of these three species within a southeast Asian biogeographical context to assess potential dispersal patterns and the validity of their current taxonomic status...
  13. Nardi F, Carapelli A, Boore J, Roderick G, Dallai R, Frati F. Domestication of olive fly through a multi-regional host shift to cultivated olives: comparative dating using complete mitochondrial genomes. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2010;57:678-86 pubmed publisher
  14. ul Haq I, Caceres C, Hendrichs J, Teal P, Wornoayporn V, Stauffer C, et al. Effects of the juvenile hormone analogue methoprene and dietary protein on male melon fly Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) mating success. J Insect Physiol. 2010;56:1503-9 pubmed publisher
    ..The results are discussed in the light of mating competitiveness of precocious treated young males and their relevance to Sterile Insect Technique application against this pest species...
  15. Burrack H, Zalom F. Olive fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) ovipositional preference and larval performance in several commercially important olive varieties in California. J Econ Entomol. 2008;101:750-8 pubmed
    The olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin) (Diptera: Tephritidae),is an invasive pest of olives (Olea spp.) in the United States. The objectives of this study were to determine whether B...
  16. Zimowska G, Nirmala X, Handler A. The beta2-tubulin gene from three tephritid fruit fly species and use of its promoter for sperm marking. Insect Biochem Mol Biol. 2009;39:508-15 pubmed publisher
    ..To confirm these matings, a PCR protocol was developed specific to the transgenic sperm DNA...
  17. Kendra P, Epsky N, Montgomery W, Heath R. Response of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae) to terminal diamines in a food-based synthetic attractant. Environ Entomol. 2008;37:1119-25 pubmed
    ..Thus, of the diamines evaluated, cadaverine elicited both antennal and behavioral responses comparable to that of putrescine and will be studied further as a potential attractant for pest Anastrepha species...
  18. Mwatawala M, De Meyer M, Makundi R, Maerere A. Host range and distribution of fruit-infesting pestiferous fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) in selected areas of Central Tanzania. Bull Entomol Res. 2009;99:629-41 pubmed publisher
    ..Soursop acts as an important host for C. cosyra after the mango season. Ceratitis capitata is a pest of minor importance of the commercial fruits studied in this region...
  19. Goergen G, Vayssieres J, Gnanvossou D, Tindo M. Bactrocera invadens (Diptera: Tephritidae), a new invasive fruit fly pest for the Afrotropical region: host plant range and distribution in West and Central Africa. Environ Entomol. 2011;40:844-54 pubmed publisher
    In 2003, the invasive fruit fly Bactrocera invadens Drew, Tsuruta & White (Diptera: Tephritidae) (Drew et al. 2005), of possible Sri Lankan origin, has been detected in the East and about 1 yr later in West Africa...
  20. Virgilio M, De Meyer M, White I, Backeljau T. African Dacus (Diptera: Tephritidae: molecular data and host plant associations do not corroborate morphology based classifications. Mol Phylogenet Evol. 2009;51:531-9 pubmed
    ..These results show a clear association between the molecular phylogeny of African Dacus and the evolution of host plant choice and provide a basis towards a more congruent taxonomy of this genus...
  21. Martinez Sañudo I, Savio C, Mazzon L, Girolami V, Ciolfi S, Marri L. Green fluorescent protein (GFP)-labeling of enterobacteria associated with fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) and persistence in their natural host Rhagoletis completa Cresson. Can J Microbiol. 2011;57:969-73 pubmed publisher
    Fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) are a highly successful, widespread group of insects that cause economic damage in agriculture...
  22. Diaz Fleischer F, Arredondo J, Flores S, Montoya P, Aluja M. There is no magic fruit fly trap: multiple biological factors influence the response of adult Anastrepha ludens and Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae) individuals to MultiLure traps baited with BioLure or NuLure. J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:86-94 pubmed
    ..Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens (Loew), and West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae), of both sexes...
  23. Augustinos A, Stratikopoulos E, Drosopoulou E, Kakani E, Mavragani Tsipidou P, Zacharopoulou A, et al. Isolation and characterization of microsatellite markers from the olive fly, Bactrocera oleae, and their cross-species amplification in the Tephritidae family. BMC Genomics. 2008;9:618 pubmed publisher
    The Tephritidae family of insects includes the most important agricultural pests of fruits and vegetables, belonging mainly to four genera (Bactrocera, Ceratitis, Anastrepha and Rhagoletis)...
  24. Arthofer W, Riegler M, Schneider D, Krammer M, Miller W, Stauffer C. Hidden Wolbachia diversity in field populations of the European cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cerasi (Diptera, Tephritidae). Mol Ecol. 2009;18:3816-30 pubmed publisher
  25. McQuate G, Vargas R. Assessment of attractiveness of plants as roosting sites for the melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae, and oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis. J Insect Sci. 2007;7:57 pubmed publisher
    The use of toxic protein bait sprays to suppress melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae), populations typically involves application to vegetation bordering agricultural host areas where the adults seek ..
  26. Kakani E, Zygouridis N, Tsoumani K, Seraphides N, Zalom F, Mathiopoulos K. Spinosad resistance development in wild olive fruit fly Bactrocera oleae (Diptera: Tephritidae) populations in California. Pest Manag Sci. 2010;66:447-53 pubmed publisher
    Among target pests of the insecticide spinosad is the olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae)...
  27. Shen G, Wang X, Dou W, Wang J. Biochemical and molecular characterisation of acetylcholinesterase in four field populations of Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae). Pest Manag Sci. 2012;68:1553-63 pubmed publisher
    ..dorsalis from mainland China has identified high levels of resistance to insecticides. In this study, the biochemical and molecular characteristics of acetylcholinesterase (AChE) in four field populations of B. dorsalis are investigated...
  28. Xie Q, Hou B, Zhang R. Thermal responses of oriental fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) late third instars: mortality, puparial morphology, and adult emergence. J Econ Entomol. 2008;101:736-41 pubmed
    Responses of late third instars of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), to high temperatures (43, 46, and 48 degrees C) were investigated...
  29. DeLury N, Thistlewood H, Routledge R. Phytotoxicity of GF-120 NF Naturalyte fruit fly bait carrier on sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) foliage. Pest Manag Sci. 2009;65:52-9 pubmed publisher
    ..Six sweet cherry (Prunus avium L.) cultivars were tested with GF-120 with spinosad (0.2 g L(-1) spinosad bait) or without it (blank bait) to understand leaf phytotoxicity observed in the field...
  30. Gilchrist A, Cameron E, Sved J, Meats A. Genetic consequences of domestication and mass rearing of pest fruit fly Bactrocera tryoni (Diptera: Tephritidae). J Econ Entomol. 2012;105:1051-6 pubmed
    ..early generations of domestication in replicated lines of the fruit fly Bactrocera tryoni (Froggatt) (Diptera: Tephritidae)...
  31. Teixeira L, Wise J, Gut L, Isaacs R. Paraffin wax emulsion for increased rainfastness of insecticidal bait to control Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae). J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:1108-15 pubmed
    ..However, our field data suggest that optimal rainfastness requires the development of mixtures with > 19.2% wax, which may preclude application using standard spray equipment...
  32. Cameron E, Sved J, Gilchrist A. Pest fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) in northwestern Australia: one species or two?. Bull Entomol Res. 2010;100:197-206 pubmed publisher
    ..We conclude that the new pest fruit fly in the northwest is the endemic population of B. aquilonis but that there is no genetic evidence supporting the separation of B. aquilonis and B. tryoni as distinct species...
  33. De Villiers M, Hattingh V, Kriticos D. Combining field phenological observations with distribution data to model the potential distribution of the fruit fly Ceratitis rosa Karsch (Diptera: Tephritidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2013;103:60-73 pubmed publisher
    ..the distribution, relative abundance and seasonal phenology of Natal fruit fly, Ceratitis rosa Karsch (Diptera: Tephritidae), in South Africa to model its potential global distribution...
  34. Blacket M, Semeraro L, Malipatil M. Barcoding Queensland Fruit Flies (Bactrocera tryoni): impediments and improvements. Mol Ecol Resour. 2012;12:428-36 pubmed publisher
    ..One of the Australia's most serious horticultural pests, the Queensland Fruit Fly (Bactrocera tryoni: Tephritidae), is of particular biosecurity/quarantine concern as the immature life stages occur within food produce and can ..
  35. Schutze M, Jessup A, Clarke A. Wing shape as a potential discriminator of morphologically similar pest taxa within the Bactrocera dorsalis species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae). Bull Entomol Res. 2012;102:103-11 pubmed publisher
    ..We demonstrate that geometric morphometric techniques analysing wing shape represent a promising approach for discriminating between morphologically cryptic taxa of the B. dorsalis species complex...
  36. Nirmala X, Schetelig M, Yu F, Handler A. An EST database of the Caribbean fruit fly, Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae). Gene. 2013;517:212-7 pubmed publisher
    ..This study significantly expands the nucleotide data available for caribflies and will be a valuable resource for gene isolation and genomic studies in tephritid insects...
  37. López Guillén G, Cruz Lopez L, Malo E, González Hernández H, Cazares C, López Collado J, et al. Factors influencing the release of volatiles in Anastrepha obliqua males (Diptera: Tephritidae). Environ Entomol. 2008;37:876-82 pubmed
    ..However, there were no significant differences between virgin males and males 24 h after mating. The presence of host fruit did not affect the amount of volatiles compared with the control...
  38. Chen L, Yang W, Cong L, Xu K, Wang J. Molecular cloning, characterization and mRNA expression of a chitin synthase 2 gene from the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae). Int J Mol Sci. 2013;14:17055-72 pubmed publisher
    ..These results suggest that BdCHS2 may play an important role in regulating chitin content of the midgut, and subsequently affect the growth and development of B. dorsalis...
  39. Vargas R, Stark J, Hertlein M, Neto A, Coler R, Piñero J. Evaluation of SPLAT with spinosad and methyl eugenol or cue-lure for "attract-and-kill" of oriental and melon fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Hawaii. J Econ Entomol. 2008;101:759-68 pubmed
    ..oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), and melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae), respectively...
  40. Aluja M, Guillen L, Rull J, Hohn H, Frey J, Graf B, et al. Is the alpine divide becoming more permeable to biological invasions? - Insights on the invasion and establishment of the Walnut Husk Fly, Rhagoletis completa (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Switzerland. Bull Entomol Res. 2011;101:451-65 pubmed publisher
    The Walnut Husk Fly, Rhagoletis completa Cresson (Diptera: Tephritidae), is native to North America (Midwestern US and north-eastern Mexico) and has invaded several European countries in the past decades by likely crossing the alpine ..
  41. Chua T, Song B, Chong Y. Development of allele-specific single-nucleotide polymorphism-based polymerase chain reaction markers in cytochrome oxidase I for the differentiation of Bactrocera papayae and Bactrocera carambolae (Diptera: Tephritidae). J Econ Entomol. 2010;103:1994-9 pubmed
    Differentiation of Bactrocera papayae Drew & Hancock and Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock (Diptera: Tephritidae) based on morphological characters has often been problematical...
  42. Suganya R, Chen S, Lu K. Target of rapamycin in the oriental fruit fly Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel): its cloning and effect on yolk protein expression. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2010;75:45-56 pubmed publisher
    ..Taken together, the results suggest the involvement of BdTOR in the regulation of yolk protein synthesis in B. dorsalis...
  43. Ruiz M, Sanchez L. Effect of the gene transformer of Anastrepha on the somatic sexual development of Drosophila. Int J Dev Biol. 2010;54:627-33 pubmed publisher
    ..This can explain why the Anastrepha Tra protein cannot fully substitute for the endogenous Drosophila Tra protein...
  44. Shi W, Kerdelhué C, Ye H. Population genetic structure of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Yunnan province (China) and nearby sites across the border. Genetica. 2010;138:377-85 pubmed publisher
    Bactrocera dorsalis (Diptera: Tephritidae) is an important pest for many tropical and subtropical fruits. The fly is probably introduced in Yunnan, a southwestern province of China that shares borders with Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar...
  45. Daane K, Johnson M. Olive fruit fly: managing an ancient pest in modern times. Annu Rev Entomol. 2010;55:151-69 pubmed publisher
    Olive fruit fly, Bactrocera oleae (Rossi) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is the major pest of commercial olives worldwide. Various aspects of its biology, ecology, management, and impact on olive production are highlighted...
  46. Stuhl C, Cicero L, Sivinski J, Teal P, Lapointe S, Paranhos B, et al. Longevity of multiple species of tephritid (Diptera) fruit fly parasitoids (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Opiinae) provided exotic and sympatric-fruit based diets. J Insect Physiol. 2011;57:1463-70 pubmed publisher
    ..b>Tephritidae), can survive on fruit juices as they seep from injured fruit...
  47. Kitthawee S, Dujardin J. The geometric approach to explore the Bactrocera tau complex (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Thailand. Zoology (Jena). 2010;113:243-9 pubmed publisher
    ..cochinchinensis from cluster I, and of B. tau cryptic species A in Coccinia grandis from cluster II. Our working hypothesis is that the two clusters identified by geometric morphometrics were species A and C, respectively...
  48. Shelly T, Edu J, McInnis D. Pre-release consumption of methyl eugenol increases the mating competitiveness of sterile males of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, in large field enclosures. J Insect Sci. 2010;10:8 pubmed publisher
    ..may be implemented to control populations of the oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Diptera: Tephritidae), when environmental concerns preclude widespread use of chemical attractants or toxicants...
  49. Sarno F, Ruiz M, Eirín López J, Perondini A, Selivon D, Sanchez L. The gene transformer-2 of Anastrepha fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae) and its evolution in insects. BMC Evol Biol. 2010;10:140 pubmed publisher
    ..In this work, the characterisation of this gene in eleven tephritid species belonging to the less extensively analysed genus Anastrepha was undertaken in order to throw light on the evolution of transformer-2...
  50. de Graaf J. Host status of avocado ('Hass') to Ceratitis capitata, Ceratitis rosa, and Ceratitis cosyra (Diptera: Tephritidae) in South Africa. J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:1448-59 pubmed
    Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), Ceratitis rosa Karsch, and Ceratitis cosyra (Walker) (Diptera: Tephritidae) are pests potentially associated with avocado (Persea americana Mill.) in South Africa...
  51. Gilchrist A, Meats A. The genetic structure of populations of an invading pest fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni, at the species climatic range limit. Heredity (Edinb). 2010;105:165-72 pubmed publisher
    Previous population genetic studies of the Queensland fruit fly, Bactrocera tryoni Froggatt (Diptera: Tephritidae), in its central range have shown barely detectable genetic differentiation across distances of almost 3000 km (F(st)=0...
  52. Schutze M, Jessup A, Ul Haq I, Vreysen M, Wornoayporn V, Vera M, et al. Mating compatibility among four pest members of the Bactrocera dorsalis fruit fly species complex (Diptera: Tephritidae). J Econ Entomol. 2013;106:695-707 pubmed
    ..carambolae remains sufficiently different to maintain its current taxonomic identity. This poses significant implications for this group's systematics, impacting on pest management, and international trade...
  53. Collins S, Weldon C, Banos C, Taylor P. Optimizing irradiation dose for sterility induction and quality of Bactrocera tryoni. J Econ Entomol. 2009;102:1791-800 pubmed
    ..Our data suggest that adequate sterility and improved fly quality could be achieved through a small reduction in target sterilizing dose...