Mediterranean fruit fly, Medfly, Ceratitis capitata  (Diptera: Tephritidae) - 1322040

Mediterranean fruit fly, Medfly
Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: The female Mediterranean fruit fly, shown here on a coffee fruit, can deposit eggs 2-3 millimeters deep in papayas.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Scott Bauer
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Monday, May 09, 2011