Fruit fly

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Fruit fly may mean the flies in two families:

  • Tephritidae, a family of large, colorfully marked flies which are mostly pests.[2] Nearly 5,000 described species of tephritid fruit fly are put in almost 500 genera

References[change | change source]

  1. Yassin, Amir 2013. Phylogenetic classification of the Drosophilidae Rondani (Diptera): The role of morphology in the postgenomic era. Systematic Entomology. 38 (2): 349–364. [1]
  2. Aluja, Martin, and Allen L. Norrbom. 2000. Fruit flies (Tephritidae): phylogeny and evolution of behavior. CRC Press.