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Guava Fruit Fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera correcta
Scientific Author
(Bezzi)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)
Risk
Unknown
Status
Native Thailand Pest Species
Reliability
High
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Specimen Locality Label: Thailand: Petchaburi, Bangkok, Jan 1992, Montree (NAQS, Mareeba)
Source
Ken Walker Museum Victoria 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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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul
Created
02/02/2011 10:57 AEST
Last Updated
02/02/2011 11:18 AEST
Citation
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul (2011) Guava Fruit Fly (Bactrocera correcta) Updated on 2/2/2011 11:18:24 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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