Check List 17(2): 713-718, doi: 10.15560/17.2.713
New record of a natural host of Anastrepha grandis (Macquart, 1846) (Diptera, Tephritidae) in Brazil
expand article infoMarcoandre Savaris, Miguel F. Souza-Filho§, João A. Cerignoni, Walter Mesquita Filho, Roberto A. Zucchi
‡ Luiz de Queiroz College of Agriculture - ESALQ, Piracicaba, Brazil§ Biological Institute, Advanced Center for Research in Plant Protection and Animal Health, Campinas, Brazil
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Sicana odorifera is reported for the first time as a natural host of the South American cucurbit fruit fly, Anastrepha grandis. This paper presents information on this new host and discusses the distribution of A. grandis and its hosts in Brazil. In addition, Cucurbita moschata is the first host of A. grandis recorded in the state of Paraná.  

Sicana odorifera, cassabanana, South American cucurbit fruit fly, Cucurbitaceae.