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Genus Euaresta

Fruit Fly - Euaresta aequalis? - Euaresta aequalis Small fly - Euaresta Is this fruit fly Euaresta bellula? - Euaresta stigmatica Reality Check: Is this Euaresta bellula? - Euaresta bellula - female tephritid - Euaresta bella Fruit Fly - Euaresta bella - female Fruit Fly - Euresta festiva? - Euaresta - female Psychedelic-eyed Fly - Euaresta aequalis
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)