Spotted wing drosophila photo gallery

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SWD identification

SWD larva, approx. 5 mm

SWD larva, approx. 5 mm (Photo credit: D. Muller, OMAFRA).

SWD pupae

SWD pupae (Photo credit: T. Wallace, OMAFRA).

SWD female (left) and male (right)

SWD female (left) and male (right) (Photo credit: T. Wallace, OMAFRA).

SWD male (left) and female (right)

SWD male (left) and female (right)

SWD male

SWD male

Spots on wings of male SWD

Spots on wings of male SWD

Leg combs

Leg combs

SWD female ovipositor

SWD female ovipositor

SWD female ovipositor

SWD female ovipositor

Damage in fruit

Figure 4: The egg's thread-like breathing tubes protrude from the oviposition puncture and are often visible on the fruit surface.

Figure 4: The egg's thread-like breathing tubes protrude from the oviposition puncture and are often visible on the fruit surface. Photo Credit: Dr. Ward Strong, FLNRO, Kalamalka Forestry Centre, Vernon

Damage in blueberry

SWD larva exiting fruit about 12 hours after harvest, stored

SWD larva exiting fruit about 12 hours after harvest, stored without refrigeration in airtight container.

Damage from SWD: one side of berry extremely soft

Damage from SWD: one side of berry extremely soft (Photo credit: R. DeJong, OMAFRA).

Pupa of SWD emerging from damaged berry

Pupa of SWD emerging from damaged berry (Photo credit: R. DeJong, OMAFRA).

SWD flies on blueberries

SWD flies on blueberries.

Damage in strawberry

Early signs of damage to strawberries: looks like bruising

Early signs of damage to strawberries: looks like bruising.

Area of fruit softening from SWD larvae beneath the surface

Area of fruit softening from SWD larvae beneath the surface.

SWD larvae in strawberry fruit

SWD larvae in strawberry fruit.

Damage in raspberry

Infested berries have a poor shelf life and are usually soft.

Infested berries have a poor shelf life and are usually soft.

Infested berries are very 'juicy' - look inside the cup.

Infested berries are very 'juicy' - look inside the cup.

Infected raspberries have poor shelf life and quickly collapse.

Infected raspberries have poor shelf life and quickly collapse.

Infested berries are very 'juicy' - look inside the cup.

Infested berries are very 'juicy' - look inside the cup.

SWD larva and pupae in raspberry fruit

SWD larva and pupae in raspberry fruit (Photo credit: T. Wallace, OMAFRA)

Float fruit in salt water to check for larvae

Float fruit in salt water to check for larvae

 


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Author: OMAFRA Staff
Creation Date: 11 September 2012
Last Reviewed: 15 July 2013