melon fly, Bactrocera cucurbitae  (Diptera: Tephritidae) - 5311050

melon fly
Bactrocera cucurbitae (Coquillett, 1899)

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: Body predominantly orangish to brown. Face undulating, convex above, concave below. Number of pale whitish to yellow postsutural stripes three. Subscutellum uniformly brown. Wings with crossvein r-m covered by short, diffuse infuscation, or covered by short, well-defined infuscation; crossvein dm-cu covered by a major crossband which reaches posterior margin of wing; Papua New Guinea; Bougainville, Loloho, 22-27 Mar 2001, Grimshaw & Waterhouse (NAQS, Mareeba).
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Image location: Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia, Australia

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