Melon Fruit Fly Pheromone Lure is the most damaging pest of cucurbits and considered an important obstacle for the economic production of Cucumber, Bottle gourd, Bitter gourd, Sweet gourd, Snake gourd, Ridge gourd, Pointed gourd, Sponge gourd, Pumpkins, Mask melon, Watermelon.
Pest Identification : Adult Melon fruit flies are similar in size to a housefly, about 6-8 mm long. The body is light brown to a honey color in appearance. There are several prominent bright yellow markings on the thorax (upper body) and a distinctive black 'T' pattern at the base of the abdomen (lower body). The wings are clear with a dark coastal vein and a "melon seed" shaped spot at the tip.