Mexican Fruit Fly
U.S. Government Printing Office. Electronic Code of Federal Regulations.
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.Includes information for Mexican Fruit Fly, Mediterranean Fruit Fly, and Oriental Fruit Fly
USDA. Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.
See what states have a federal quarantine for any of the targeted Hungry Pests, and identify which pests or diseases are at greatest risk due to a suitable habitat. In addition to federal quarantines, state-level quarantines might apply see State Summaries of Plant Protection Laws and Regulations (National Plant Board).
The section below contains selected highly relevant resources for this species, organized by source. To view all related content for this species, click on "View all resources for species" in the top left of this page.
European and Mediterranean Plant Protection Organization.
USDA. APHIS. Plant Protection and Quarantine.
State and Local Government
Pest Fruit Flies of the World.
Version: Dec 8, 2006; using DELTA format (DEscription Language for TAxonomy) is a flexible method for encoding taxonomic descriptions for computer processing.
- Aluja, M. 1994. Bionomics and management of Anastrepha. Annual Review of Entomology 39:155-178.
- Flitters, N.E., and P.S. Messenger. 1965. Effect of temperature and humidity on development and potential distribution of the Mexican fruit fly in the United States (Technical Bulletin 1330). Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Agriculture.
- Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Anastrepha ludens. [Accessed Sep 10, 2014].
- Thomas, D.B. 2004. Hot peppers as a host for the Mexican fruit fly Anastrepha ludens (Diptera: Tephritidae). Florida Entomologist 87(4):603-608.