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Pumpkin Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera decipiens
Scientific Author
(Drew)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)

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Diagnostic Notes

Body a balanced mixture of black and yellow.  Thorax with acrostichal bristle absent.  Number of scutellar bristles two pairs.  Wings with crossvein r-m covered by a major crossband (faint).  Posterior apical crossband present (faint).  Abdominal tergites with medial dark stripe on T5 only (faint brown).

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.

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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) Pumpkin Fruit Fly (Bactrocera decipiens) Updated on 10/21/2011 9:31:07 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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