Fruit Fly

September 2nd, 2011 - 3:54 PM | Filed under Featured Photos | No comments

8mm | July 9, 2011 | Tupaciguara, Minas Gerais, Brazil

I start with low expectations whenever I try to identify a fly. I’m happy if I get to family, but I think I got as far as genus on this one. This female fruit fly in the family Tephritidae might be an Anastrepha species.


Diptera of Costa Rica and the New World tropics
by Manuel A. Zumbado and Fernando Zeledón