Mexican fruit fly
Anastrepha ludens (Loew, 1873)

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Taxonomic Rank

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

Other System Links

ITIS: 142625
NPDN Pest: IOBMABA

References

Common Name Reference: Arnett, R.H. 1985. American insects: a handbook of the insects of America north of Mexico. Van Nostrand Reinhold Co., New York. 850 pp.

Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 3. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm