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Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera facialis
Scientific Author
(Coquillett, 1909)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae: Dacini)
Pest Status
0 Unknown
Status
NZ - Exotic
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Adult

Scutum predominantly black, usually with lateral yellow stripes; with anterior supra-alar setae, prescutellar acrostichal setae, 2 scutellar setae, and a typical dacine wing pattern; male with a pecten; without facial spots.

Larva

Silts of sessile posterior spiracles parallel or subparallel; lacking a peritreme; posterior spiracular disc usually possesses an array of short, flashy marginal tubercles.

References

- Stehr, F.W. (1991). Immature Insects. Volume 2. Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, Iowa, 974 pp.

- White, I.M. & Elson-Harris, M.M. (1992). Fruit Flies of Economic Significance; Their Identification and Bionomics. CAB International, Wallingford, UK, 601 pp.
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MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Author
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory
Created
30/03/2011 11:32 AEST
Last Updated
08/05/2014 01:26 AEST
Citation
MAF Plant Health & Environment Laboratory (2011) Fruit Fly (Bactrocera facialis) Updated on 5/8/2014 1:26:16 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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