Image Number: 5311069

Body predominantly black or dark fuscous, or a balanced mixture of black and yellow. Thorax with scutum black with orange to red-brown areas, or black. Number of pale whitish to yellow postsutural stripes two (lateral). Lateral postsutural stripes of scutum extending to intra-alar bristles or beyond. Legs with femora all entirely of one colour. Wings with ratio of width of apical band in cell r4+5 to length of r-m 0.25-0.33. Female terminalia with r Ratio of syntergosternite 7 to abdominal tergite 5 0.7-0.75. Aculeus length 1.4-1.6 mm.; Taiwan: Taipei, Shihlin, 4-11 June 2002. (NAQS, Mareeba).
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Lateral / Side

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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: Dacinae
Tribe: Dacini
Genus: Bactrocera
Subject: Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel, 1912)
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Thursday, October 11, 2007
Image last updated:
Thursday, December 13, 2007