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Fruit Fly

Diptera: Tephritidae


Tephritidae is one of two fly families referred to as "fruit flies. " Tephritidae does not include the biological model organisms of the genus Drosophila, which is often called the "common fruit fly". There are nearly 5,000 described species of tephritid fruit fly, categorized in almost 500 genera. Description, recategorization, and genetic analysis are constantly changing the taxonomy of this family.

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RickBohler 6 years ago

Thank you :)

great capture Rick,amazing macro shot,congrats and thanks for sharing such a amazing spotting page

MayraSpringmann 6 years ago


RickBohler 7 years ago

Thanks for the heads-up Cindy :)

CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Thank you for joining Flies! and adding your spottings :)

RickBohler 7 years ago

Thanks :)

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 7 years ago

Fantastic macro work!

CindyBinghamKeiser 7 years ago

Hi Rick, please consider joining and adding this and other fly spottings to the Flies! mission. Thank you

RickBohler 7 years ago

Thanks Karen :)

KarenL 7 years ago

Great shot Rick!

Jacksonville, Florida, USA

Lat: 30.25, Long: -81.52

Spotted on Dec 24, 2011
Submitted on Dec 25, 2011

Spotted for mission

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