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Subject: Oriental Fruit Fly in Florida
Date posted: June 15, 2001
Source: UFL Pest Alert/ FL DOACS
For the second time in the past year, an oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis, has been trapped in Florida (U.S.A.). A single male was trapped on June 11, 2001 on residential property in Osceola County. The previous detection was on June 21, 2000 in Bradenton. Further details are available in the UFL's Alert and Featured Creatures factsheet.