Warning: The following pest reports have not yet been confirmed with the appropriate National Plant Protection Organization. They are provided solely as an early warning to NAPPO countries, and all National and Regional Plant Protection Organizations should use this information with caution.

Subject: Sapote fruit fly in Texas
Publicada: May 17, 2001
Source: University of Florida
The sapote fruit fly or serpentine fruit fly, Anastrepha serpentina (Wiedemann), is often intercepted at U. S. ports of entry. No infestation in fruit has been found in Texas, although numerous adults have been trapped in the Rio Grande Valley. A. serpentina is a serious pest in Mexico, infesting sapote, sapodilla, and related fruits.