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First and sustained catch in Erie County

One female SWD was confirmed caught in a trap set within a raspberry and blueberry planting on June 22, 2017 and  the trap set on the edge of the crops had 1 female and 3 male SWD.

Official SWD confirmed 2011 in NY
A female spotted wing drosophila (SWD) showing her serrated ovipositor in the inset.

Another 3 females were confirmed caught on June 28th at this same location in Erie County.

These traps are being monitored by Sharon Bachman, extension educator, Erie County Cornell Cooperative Extension.

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