First detection of Bactrocera tsuneonis (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Guangdong Province of China

Bo-Hua Hou, Ge-Cheng Ouyang, Hui-Lin Lu, Jun Ma, Yong-Yue Lu, Yulu Xia


The Japanese orange fly, Bactrocera tsuneonis (Miyake) (Diptera: Tephritidae) is one of the most destructive pests of citrus. The pest has formerly been recorded in Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Sichuan, Taiwan, and Yunnan in China. Here, we report the first occurrence of B. tsuneonis in Guangdong, the southernmost province of mainland China. The adults were trapped from late Apr to late Sep in 2016. A total of 27 adults (13 males and 14 females) of B. tsuneonis were captured.




La mosca japonesa de la naranja, Bactrocera tsuneonis (Miyake) (Diptera: Tephritidae) es una de las plagas más destructivas de los cítricos. La plaga se ha registrado anteriormente en Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Sichuan, Taiwán y Yunnan en China. Aquí, primero informamos B. tsuneonis en Guangdong, la provincia más meridional de China continental. Los adultos se atraparon desde el final de abril hasta el final de septiembre del 2016. Se capturo un total de 27 adultos (13 machos y 14 hembras) de B. tsuneonis.

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citrus; lure; Japanese orange fly; trapping

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