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Genus Euaresta

Fruit Fly - Euaresta aequalis? - Euaresta aequalis A California fruit fly, sure, but any idea which one? Dennis knew - Euaresta stigmatica - Euaresta stigmatica Reality Check: Is this Euaresta bellula? - Euaresta bellula - female Fruit Fly - Euaresta festiva? - Euaresta festiva Euaresta? - Euaresta bella Tephritidae, wing - Euaresta bella - male Fruit flies - Euaresta bellula tephritid 1 - Euaresta festiva - female
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)