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History of the Working Group

 HISTORY OF THE WORKING GROUP ON FRUIT FLIES OF THE WESTERN HEMISPHERE Year
Meeting
Remarks
80’s
Medfly Working Group
Tapachula, Chis., Mexico; Honolulu, HI, and San Jose, CA, USA. G. Rowher, D. Lindquist.
Sept. 22-25 1987
1st Anastrepha Working Group
Metapa, Chis., México. G. Rowher, J. Gutierrez-Samperio.
1989
2nd Anastrepha WG + Medfly WG
Sao Roque, S. Paulo, Brazil. D. Lindquist, D. Chambers, A. Malavasi, J. Morgante.
1990
Medfly WG + 3rd Anastrepha WG
Antigua, Guatemala, in conjunction with ISFF. C. Calkins, D. Lindquist, D. Chambers.
Proposal of WGFFWH
1992
1st WGFFWH
San Jose, Costa Rica. A. Malavasi, N. Leppla, H. Camacho.
1994
WGFFWH (not numbered)
Clearwater, Florida, USA in conjunction with ISFF. Pat Greany
1996
2nd WGFFWH
Viña de Mar, Chile. D. Frías, A. Malavasi & R. Sugayama.
July 4-9, 1999
3rd WGFFWH
Guatemala City, Guatemala. Pedro Rendón, 162 participants, 21 countries.
Nov. 25–30, 2002
4th WGFFWH
Mendoza, Argentina. O. De Longo, P. Riera, 162 participants, 21 countries.
May 16–23, 2004
5th WGFFWH
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA. R. Heath, N. Epsky, 226 participants, 33 countries.
Sept. 10-15, 2006
6th WGFFWH
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil in conjunction with ISFF. A. Malavasi 387 participants, 55 countries.
Nov. 2-7, 2008
7th WGFFWH
Mazatlán, México. P. Montoya & P. Rendón, 243 participants