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Anastrepha Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Anastrepha kuhlmanni
Scientific Author
Lima, 1934
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Trypetinae: Toxotrypanini)
Status
Exotic species - absent from Australia
Reliability
High
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Peru, Senasa, Huanuco, 17 October 2005, N. Nolazco. Det N. Nolazco
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Rather large, yellow brown. Mesonotum 3.7mm long, uniformly yellow borwn; metanotum not distinctly darkened laterally. Macrochaetae nearly black; pile yello. Sternopleural bristle weak. Wing 9.2mm long, the bands yellow brown; costal and S bands widely separated; V band complete, separated from S band; vein R2+3 slightly undulant. Female terminalia: Ovipositor sheath 5.2mm, long, slender and slightly curved ventrally; spiracles about 1.2mm from base. Rasper well developed, the hooks slender, the tip about 0.16mm long, not serrate; basal two-thirds of shapft nearly parallel sided except for widened base, the apical third gradually tapering.

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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
01/02/2012 09:53 AEST
Last Updated
31/08/2012 11:14 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2012) Anastrepha Fruit Fly (Anastrepha kuhlmanni) Updated on 8/31/2012 11:14:17 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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