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Ceratitis

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 22 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Natural Enemy
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Ceratitis
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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    Oxfordshire
    OX10 8DE
    UK
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Pictures

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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); adult.
TitleAdult
CaptionCeratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); adult.
Copyright©Daniel Feliciano - CC BY-SA 3.0
Ceratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); adult.
AdultCeratitis capitata (Mediterranean fruit fly); adult.©Daniel Feliciano - CC BY-SA 3.0

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Ceratitis

Other Scientific Names

  • Pterandrus
  • Trihithrum

International Common Names

  • Spanish: mosca del fruto; mosca del mediterraneo
  • French: mouche des fruits

Local Common Names

  • Turkey: meyve sinekleri

EPPO code

  • CERTSP (Ceratitis sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Diptera
  •                         Family: Tephritidae
  •                             Genus: Ceratitis

Natural enemies

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Natural enemyTypeLife stagesSpecificityReferencesBiological control inBiological control on
Biosteres longicaudatus Parasite Reunion Citrus
Dirhinus giffardii Parasite Reunion Citrus
Muscidifurax raptor Parasite Reunion fruits
Opius concolor Parasite Reunion Citrus; fruits
Tetrastichus giffardianus Parasite Reunion fruits
Trybliographa daci Parasite Reunion fruits