Nontarget insects captured in fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) surveillance traps.

@article{Thomas2003NontargetIC,
  title={Nontarget insects captured in fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae) surveillance traps.},
  author={Donald B. Thomas},
  journal={Journal of economic entomology},
  year={2003},
  volume={96 6},
  pages={1732-7}
}
Traps baited with synthetic lures (ammonium acetate and putrescine) captured as many Mexican fruit flies as the traditional torula yeast/borax slurry, but with far fewer (ratio 5:1) nontarget insects. Ninety percent of the nontarget insects were dipterans. Consequently, neither trap is efficacious against other citrus pests, which are mainly Hemiptera or Lepidoptera. Although the nontarget catch is sometimes referred to as "trash," many nontarget insects are beneficials, including predators and… CONTINUE READING
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