Ceratitis capitata


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Noun1.Ceratitis capitata - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruitCeratitis capitata - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit
fruit fly, pomace fly - any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits
Ceratitis, genus Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies
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The several Anastrepha species is native to the American continent, while Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824), known as the Mediterranean fly, is the only representative of the genus Ceratitis in the country, originated from the African continent (FEITOSA et al.
Evaluating attractency of some protein derivatives for the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedmann) and the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders).
In Brazil, the introduction of the parasitoid was first made in 1937, in the state of Sao Paulo, by Biological Institute, with the purpose of combating the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.
2011), who have found reduced damage on fruit treated with kaolin when exposed to Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824) (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults in field conditions.
Influencia de substancias atrativas no comportamento alimentar e na preferencia de oviposicao de Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae).
During the same period, there werw only 694 Ceratitis capitata and 452 Anastrepha fraterculus individuals captured, which represents a low catch, with na average catch per trap of 3.
In Brazil, 11 species of Anastrepha have already been reported on guava crops, in addition to the exotic species Bactrocera carambolae Drew & Hancock, 1994 and Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824) (Zucchi, 2001,2008; Silva et al.
Species that show a difference of contribution between Assemblage of the approved dose and the half dose of Spinosad are Aleurodidae, Aphidoidea, Phyllocnistis citrella, Ceratitis capitata and Cataglyphis bicolor (4.
1999) recorded only two species from the islands: Dacus etiennellus Munro and Trirhithrum nigerrimum (Bezzi), while Kassim and Soilihi (2000) listed three additional named species: Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett), Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) and Neoceratitis cyanescens (Bezzi), plus two unidentified Dacus spp.
By contrast, the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) was found to be susceptible to these insecticides by topical application method.