Ceratitis capitata


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Synonyms for Ceratitis capitata

small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit

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Study on the biology and ecology of the Mediterranean fruit fly Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae) in northern Greece.
Morales P, Cermeli M, Godoy F, Salas B (2004) Lista de hospederos de la mosca del Mediterraneo Ceratitis capitata Wiedemann (Diptera: Tephritidae) basada en los registros del Museo de Insectos de Interes Agricola del INIA-CENIAP.
Comportamiento alimentario y su correlacion a la reproduccion en hembras de Ceratitis capitata (Wied.
Smaller hole diameters present higher capture rates of adult Anastrepha fraterculus, Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephitidae) and Zaprionus indianus (Diptera: Drosophilidae).
For known pests of commercial crops, such as Ceratitis capitata, the former is highly likely.
fraterculus es una especie endemica (Korytkowski, 2001) y antes de la aparicion de Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) o mosca del Mediterraneo en 1956, ocupaba el primer lugar dentro de los dipteros daninos de los frutos (Gonzales et al.
The process that allows such a long flexible structure to be threaded through the female cloaca and vagina to her bursa remains little studied and only in Ceratitis capitata this process is relatively well known (Eberhard 2005).
Mortality by parasitization in the association between the egg-pupal parasitoid Fopius arisanus and Ceratitis capitata.
As moscas-das-frutas (Diptera: Tephritidae) sao, mundialmente, reconhecidas como pragas da fruticultura, inclusive no Brasil, particularmente do genero Anastrepha (Schiner) e da especie Ceratitis capitata (Wiedmann), que sao tambem vulgarmente denominadas de "bicho das frutas" ou "bicho da goiaba" (White e Elson-harris, 1992; Malavasi e Zucchi, 2000).