Mexican fruit fly, Anastrepha ludens  (Diptera: Tephritidae) - 1322089

Mexican fruit fly
Anastrepha ludens (Loew, 1873)

Descriptor: 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
Image location: United States

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Name: Jack Dykinga
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Wednesday, March 05, 2003
Image Information last updated on Friday, June 15, 2007