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Genus Euaresta

Nice wings - Euaresta bella Euaresta bella? - Euaresta bella - female Euaresta Mating Dance - Euaresta festiva - male - female Euaresta bella (Loew)? - Euaresta bella Fruit Fly - Euaresta bella - female Fruit Fly - Euaresta bella Euaresta festiva? - Euaresta festiva - male Fruit Fly - Euaresta bullans
Classification
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 Tephritini
Genus Euaresta
Explanation of Names
Euaresta Loew 1873
Numbers
9 spp. in our area (incl. E. bullans introduced from S. America), 15 spp. total(1)
Size
4-7 mm
Identification
Range
endemic to the Americas (2 spp. introduced into the Old World)(1)
Food
on Ambrosia (most spp.) and Xanthium (Asteraceae)(1)