Listado taxonómico de organismos que afectan la pitaya amarilla, Selenicereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Moran (Cactaceae) en Colombia Taxonomic list of organisms that affect yellow pitaya, Selenicereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Mora

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2012
Authors:J. Alberto Me S., Kondo T.
Journal:Revista Corpoica - Ciencia y Tecnología Agropecuaria

A list of organisms associated with yellow pitaya crop,
Selenicereus megalanthus (K. Schum. ex Vaupel) Moran
in Colombia is provided. The main pests of yellow
pitaya in Colombia are the flower-bud fly Dasiops saltans
Townsend (Diptera: Lonchaeidae) and Leptoglossus
zonatus (Dallas) (Hemiptera: Coreidae). In this study we
report 29 organisms affecting yellow pitaya: 4 Classes,
i.e., Arachnida (1 sp.), Aves (1 sp.), Gastropoda (2 spp.),
Insecta (25 spp.), distributed in 8 Orders and 14 Families.

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