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Queensland fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera tryoni
Scientific Author
(Froggatt)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)
Risk
High
Status
Exotic Quarantine Pest
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Medium sized fruit fly species. Medium sized black facial spots present; humeral and notopleural calli yellow; mesonotum red-brown with fuscous markings, mesopleural stripe reaching midway between anterior margin of notopleural callus and anterior notopleural. bristle, lateral postsutural vittae present, medial postsutural vitta absent, scutellum yellow. Wing with a narrow fuscous costal band and broad fuscous anal streak, costal cells fuscous, microtrichia covering second costal cell and outer V2 of first costal cell. Abdominal terga III-V generally red-brown with a medial and 2 broad lateral longitudinal fuscous bands over all 3 terga and joined along anterior margin of tergum III; paler forms of the abdomen are often present. [From Drew 1989 pg 116]
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul
Created
01/02/2011 12:16 AEST
Last Updated
01/02/2011 17:41 AEST
Citation
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul (2011) Queensland fruit Fly (Bactrocera tryoni) Updated on 2/1/2011 5:41:59 PM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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