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Mango fruit fly

Scientific Name
Bactrocera frauenfeldi
Scientific Author
(Schiner)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae)
Risk
High
Status
Exotic Quarantine Pest
Reliability
High
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Diagnostic Notes
Medium sized species; large black facial spots present; humeral calli black; notopleural calli yellow; mesonotum glossy black, mesopleural stripe reaching midway between anterior margin of notopleural callus and anterior npl. bristle, lateral postsutural vittae present, medial postsutural vitta absent, scutellum yellow with a black triangle on dorsal surface; wing with a narrow extremely pale fuscous costal band and broad fuscous anal streak, a narrow fuscous transverse band across wing, costal cells pale fuscous, microtrichia covering most of second costal cell; abdominal terga III-V orange-brown with a broad medial and 2 broad lateral longitudinal black bands. [from Drew 1989, pg 77]
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul
Created
02/02/2011 11:41 AEST
Last Updated
02/02/2011 11:41 AEST
Citation
Walaikorn Rattanadechakul (2011) Mango fruit fly (Bactrocera frauenfeldi ) Updated on 2/2/2011 11:41:40 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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