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Phylogeography of Anastrepha obliqua Inferred with mtDNA Sequencing
ABSTRACT Anastrepha obliqua (Macquart) (Diptera: Tephritidae), the West Indian fruit fly, is a frugivorous pest that occasionally finds its way to commercial growing areas outside its nativeExpand
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Resolution of inter and intra-species relationships of the West Indian fruit fly Anastrepha obliqua.
The West Indian fruit fly, Anastrepha obliqua (Diptera: Tephritidae), is an economically important pest that inhabits areas of South and Central America, Mexico and the Caribbean with occasionalExpand
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Microsatellite Markers Reveal Population Structure and Low Gene Flow Among Collections of Bactrocera cucurbitae (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Asia
ABSTRACT The melon fruit fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett) (Diptera: Tephritidae), is widespread agricultural pest, and it is known to have the potential to establish invasive populations inExpand
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Development of a Ribosomal DNA ITS2 Marker for the Identification of the Thrips, Scirtothrips dorsalis
Abstract The thrips Scirtothrips dorsalis Hood (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) is an invasive pest that poses a significant economical threat to U.S. agriculture and trade. In this study, DNA sequence dataExpand
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Phylogeographic Structure in Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae) Populations Inferred With mtDNA Sequencing
ABSTRACT Anastrepha ludens (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae), the Mexican fruit fly, is a major pest of citrus and mango. It has a wide distribution in Mexico and Central America, with infestationsExpand
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Diagnostic Characters within ITS2 DNA Support Molecular Identification of Anastrepha suspensa (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Summary An approximately 220 bp fragment of the internal transcribed spacer 2 (ITS2) was screened as a diagnostic trait of Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) (Diptera: Tephritidae) and other pest fruit flyExpand
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Range‐wide population genomics of the Mexican fruit fly: Toward development of pathway analysis tools
Recurrently invading pests provide unique challenges for pest management, but also present opportunities to utilize genomics to understand invasion dynamics and inform regulatory management throughExpand
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Inheritance of Fifteen Microsatellite Loci in Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae)
Abstract Molecular methods that rely on microsatellite markers have been developed for population genetic studies and diagnostics of tephritid pest species such as the Mediterranean fruit fly,Expand
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Identifying Anastrepha (Diptera;Tephritidae) Species Using DNA Barcodes
Abstract Molecular identification of fruit flies in the genus Anastrepha (Diptera;Tephritidae) is important to support plant pest exclusion, suppression, and outbreak eradication. MorphologicalExpand
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Using Molecules to Identify the Source of Fruit Fly Invasions
Fruit flies trapped or intercepted as part of inspection and surveillance activities could be the result of resurgent pest populations, incursions from offshore introductions, or intentional releasesExpand
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