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A Comparison of Nontarget Captures in BioLure and Liquid Protein Food Lures in Hawaii

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Title: A Comparison of Nontarget Captures in BioLure and Liquid Protein Food Lures in Hawaii
Authors: Leblanc, Luc
Vargas, Roger I.
Rubinoff, Daniel
Keywords: torula yeast, Solulys, Tephritidae, Drosophilidae, native insects, fruit fly control
Issue Date: Dec 2010
Publisher: Hawaiian Entomological Society
Citation: Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society (2010) 42: 15–22
Abstract: MultiLure traps baited with three different food attractants for tephritid fruit
flies (3-component BioLure, solulys and torula yeast) captured a broad diversity of nontarget insects, dominated by the Drosophilidae, Cecidomyiidae, Ceratopogonidae, Chloropidae, Neriidae, Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae, Muscidae, and Corylophidae, in endemic and nonnative forests as well as in farmland, on Hawaii Island. Overall nontarget captures were highest for BioLure, followed by solulys and torula yeast, but differed among taxonomic groups. Attraction to torula yeast was, however, probably inhibited by the addition of propylene glycol to traps. Endemic nontargets, mainly Drosophilidae and Calliphoridae (Dyscritomyia spp) were trapped in large numin native forest, but seldom captured in nonnative forest or agricultural habitats.
URI/DOI: http://hdl.handle.net/10125/19913
Appears in Collections:Volume 42 - December 2010 : Hawaiian Entomological Society



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