Biology The female lays her eggs under the shell of the host, it takes between 1 and three days to hatch, the larvae take 9 to 35 days to feed. B. dorsalis will not develop in temperatures below 13 ° C. Pupation happens on the floor and the adult emerges after 1 to 2 weeks. Opaque yellow body morphology, with dark brown to black marks on the thorax and abdomen. Thorax.- The newly emerged flies are usually of soft colorations in the thorax and gradually the color becomes firmer and darker with age. Wings.- These are transparent (hyaline) and more or less narrow they present two characteristic bands the first one a dark band along the costal margin and a band (spot) cuts diagonal near the base of the wing on the anal vein. Abdomen.- Reddish yellow color and has two transversal bands in the dorsal part, the first one is narrower than the second and from this a longitudinal band is born that goes towards the tip of the abdomen (forming a "T").
Methods of detection Trapping Activity to detect in a timely manner the income of adults of this pest to the national territory of adults of the plague; it consists in the operation of a network of effective and strategically located traps, subject to periodic reviews.