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Subject: Guava fruit fly found in Florida
Date posted: May 09, 2001
Source: University of Florida Pest Alert
A single male guava fruit fly (Bactrocera correcta (Bezzi)) was found in a fruit fly trap in Apopka, Florida, on May 4, 2001. Additional traps placed by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and the USDA have not revealed any additional B. correcta to date, and no treatments are currently planned. The guava fruit fly attacks fruits such as guava, mango, apricot, peach, and Surinam cherry.