n African Entomology - A new invasive Bactrocera species (Diptera : Tephritidae) in Tanzania : short communication
|Article Title||A new invasive Bactrocera species (Diptera : Tephritidae) in Tanzania : short communication|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Author||M.W. Mwatawala, I.M. White, A.P. Maerere, F.J. Senkondo and M. De Meyer|
|Publication Date||Mar 2004|
|Pages||154 - 156|
Tephritidae are picture-winged flies of variable size and with a worldwide distribution. More than 4000 species are known worldwide (Thompson 1999). Although commonly named 'fruit flies', larval development can also take place in other parts of the host plants, including flowers, and seeds.
Article metrics loading...