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Genus Eutreta

Fruit Fly - Eutreta noveboracensis Fly - Eutreta Fly? - Eutreta caliptera Fruit fly Eutreta? - Eutreta noveboracensis Eutreta rotundipennis ? - Eutreta Tephritidae Eutreta noveboracensis? - Eutreta noveboracensis Unknown Fly? - Eutreta Eutrata -? - Eutreta
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon ("Acalyptratae")
Superfamily Tephritoidea
Family Tephritidae (Fruit Flies)
Subfamily Tephritinae
Tribe Eutretini
Genus Eutreta
Explanation of Names
Eutreta Loew 1873
3 subgenera, with 23 nearctic spp. and 35 spp. total(1)
5-8 mm
NA (+1 sp. in Australia)(1)
Coastal Dunes, Woodlands
Gall-formers on Asteraceae
Print References
Stoltzfus, W. B. (1974). The taxonomy and biology of Eutreta (Diptera: Tephritidae). Retrospective Theses and Dissertations: Paper 5121. Iowa State Univ. (Full Text)
Stoltzfus, W. B. (1977). The taxonomy and biology of Eutreta (Diptera: Tephritidae). Iowa State J. Res. 51: 369-438.
Stoltzfus, W. B. & B. A. Foote (1965). The use of froth masses in courtship of Eutreta (Diptera: Tephritidae). Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 67: 263-264. (Full Text)
Internet References
Fact sheets by G.J. Steck & B.D. Sutton (2002): E. caliptera, E. rotundipennis