Image Number: 1322089

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Adult(s)
Description:
In grapefruit as well as many other fruits, one female Mexican fruit fly can deposit large numbers of eggs: up to 40 eggs at a time, 100 or more a day, and about 2,000 over her life span
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Image location:
United States

Subject

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Diptera
Suborder: Brachycera
Infraorder: Acalyptratae
Superfamily: Tephritoidea
Family: Tephritidae
Subfamily: Trypetinae
Tribe: Toxotrypanini
Genus: Anastrepha
Subject: Anastrepha ludens (Loew, 1873)
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Image uploaded:
Wednesday, March 5, 2003
Image last updated:
Friday, June 15, 2007