Image Number: 5310077

Mostly yellowish-brown in color; A. ludens, is typical in appearance to other members of the genus Anastrepha, but notable for the female's long ovipositor and sheath relative to its body size -the ovipositor is 3.35-4.7 mm long; wing band color pale yellow, width of S-band narrow apically, not extending to medial vein, and color of thoracic setae uniformly pale; Bred at USDA Fruit fly facility, Edinburg, Texas, U.S.A., June 2004, J. Worley.
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Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia


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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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Thursday, December 13, 2007