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Guava Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera correcta
Scientific Author
(Bezzi)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)

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Specimen Locality Label: Thailand: Petchaburi, Bangkok, Jan 1992, Montree (NAQS, Mareeba)
Source
Ken Walker Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes

Body a balanced mixture of black and yellow.  Face with spots on transverse sulcus extended medially (linear), or with a transverse band (narrow).  Number of pale whitish to yellow postsutural stripes two (lateral).  Wings with costal band with only cell sc and apex of vein R4+5 coloured.  Anal band present, reaching nearly to wing margin along cell cup extension (narrow).  Vein M distally straight.

Source:

L.E. Carrol, I.M. White, A. Friedberg, A.L. Norrbom, M.J. Dallwitz and F.C. Thompson (2002 onwards). Pest Fruit Flies of the World: Descriptions, Illustrations, Identification, and Information Retrieval. Version: 8th August 2002. http://www.sel.barc.usda.gov/Diptera/tephriti/pests/adults/

 

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Author
Walker, K.
Created
27/05/2005 04:28 AEST
Last Updated
21/10/2011 09:31 AEST
Citation
Walker, K. (2005) Guava Fruit Fly (Bactrocera correcta) Updated on 10/21/2011 9:31:06 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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