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Carambola Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera carambolae
Scientific Author
Drew & Hancock
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)
Native Thailand Pest Species

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- Allwood, A.J., Chinajariyawong, A., Drew, R.A.I., Hamacek, E.L., Hancock, D.L., Hengsawad, C., Jinapin, J.C., Jirasurat, M., Kong Krong, C., Kritsaneepaiboon, S., Leong, C.T.S., and S. Vijaysegaran. 1999. Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in South-East Asia. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology. Supplement 7. 92 pp. (Complete host list in Asia).

- Dori, F.M., Tenakanai, D. and K. Kurika. 1993. The Current Status of Fruit Flies (Tephritidae) in Papua New Guinea. Harvest. 15(2): 22-25.

- Drew, R.A.I. 1989. The Tropical Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) of the Australasian and Oceanian regions. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 26: 1-521.

- Fay, H.A., Drew, R.A.I., Lloyd, A.C. 1997. The eradication program for papaya fruit fly (Bactrocera papayae Drew and Hancock) in North Queensland. pp. 259-261 in: Allwood, A.J., and Drew, R.A.I. 1997. Management of fruit flies in the Pacific. ACIAR Proceedings No 76. 267pp.

- Hancock, D.L., Hamacek, E., Lloyd, A.C., Elson-Harris, M.M. 2000. The distribution and host plants of fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Australia. Queensland Department of Primary Industries. Information Series QI99067. 75 pp.

- Leblanc, L., Balagawi, S., Mararuai, A., Putulan, D., Tenakanai, D. and A.R. Clarke. 2001. Fruit Flies in Papua New Guinea. SPC Pest Advisory Leaflet No 37. 12pp.

- Tenakanai, D. 1997. Fruit Fly Fauna in Papua New Guinea. pp. 87-94 in: Allwood, A.J. and R.A.I. Drew. Management of Fruit Flies in the Pacific. ACIAR Proceedings No 76. 267p.

- White, I.M. and Elson-Harris, M.M 1992. Fruit Flies of Economic significance: Their Identification and Bionomics. CAB International in Association with ACIAR. Redwood Press Ltd., Melksham.xii + 601

- White, I.M. and Hancock, D.L. 1997. Indo-Australasian Dacini Fruit Flies (Computera Aided Biological Identification Key) International Institute of Entomology; London. CD-ROM.

- Aluja, A and Norrbom, A.L. 200. Fruit Flies (Tephritidae) Phylogeny and Evolution of Behavior. CRC Press 944 pp.

- Robinson, A.S. and Hooper, G. (eds.) 1989 Fruit Flies Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control. World Crop Pests 3A.Elsevier. xiii. + 372 pp.

- Robinson, A.S. and Hooper, G. (eds.) 1989 Fruit Flies Their Biology, Natural Enemies and Control. World Crop Pests 3B.Elsevier. xv. + 447 pp. - Hancock et al. 2000. The Distribution and Host Plants of Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in Australia. DPI Queensland Brisbane Thompson C.F. (ed.) Fruit Fly Expert Identification System and Systematic Information Database. North American Dipterist Society - Backhuys, Leyden. 524 pp.


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