Rhagoletis pomonella

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Related to Rhagoletis pomonella: apple maggot, Apple Maggot Fly
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Noun1.Rhagoletis pomonella - larvae bore into and feed on applesRhagoletis pomonella - larvae bore into and feed on apples
fruit fly, pomace fly - any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits
genus Rhagoletis, Rhagoletis - a genus of Trypetidae
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The use of fruit odors in traps has been developed most extensively for the apple maggot fly, Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh), where apple volatiles have been used in control programs based on attract-and-kill trapping (Bostanian & Racette 2001).
Regulation of heat shock proteins in the apple maggot Rhagoletis pomonella during hot summer days and overwintering iapauses.
Para la colonizacion y cria masiva de moscas de la fruta se ha utilizado una gran diversidad de dispositivos, como los denominados "medias naranjas" elaborados con tela tipo "gasa" cubierta con parafina tenida de color rojo para el caso de la mosca Mexicana de la fruta, Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (McPhail & Guiza 1956) y tenidos de negro para Rhagoletis pomonella (Walsh) (Prokopy 1966), receptaculos perforados de color verde para Ceratitis capitata Wied.
The effects of parasitoids on sympatric host races of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae).
Bush, "Genetic Differentiation between Sympatric Host Races of the Apple Maggot Fly Rhagoletis Pomonella," Nature, vol.
Natural selection and sympatric divergence in the apple maggot, Rhagoletis pomonella.
Before the 18th century, the widespread New World fly Rhagoletis pomonella laid x its eggs and fed its young only in the small fruits, or haws, of hawthorn trees.
Oviposition responses to different sizes of artificial fruit by flies of Rhagoletis pomonella species group.
The geographic pattern of genetic differentiation between host associated populations of Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) in the eastern United States and Canada.
From time immemorial, apple maggot flies, Rhagoletis pomonella, have flitted among apple, pear, cherry, and other rose family species in the eastern and midwestern United States.
For example, Averill and Prokopy (1987) showed that fitness in Rhagoletis pomonella (Diptera: Tephritidae) was increased because females marked oviposition sites with contact pheromones.