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Genus Euaresta

Mating Fruit Flies - Euaresta bella - male - female Kissing Flies - Euaresta aequalis - male - female Spotted Fly - Euaresta bella Is this fruit fly Euaresta bellula? - Euaresta stigmatica Euaresta Mating Dance - Euaresta festiva - male - female Euaresta? - Euaresta bella request ID - Euaresta Tephritini  - Euaresta bella - male
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)