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Genus Euaresta

small fly - Euaresta bella 8007924 - Euaresta festiva Fruit Fly - Euaresta bellula - female Pair of unknown flies - Euaresta aequalis Euaresta bella? - Euaresta stigmatica - female Fly - Euaresta aequalis - female Euaresta bellula Euaresta festiva
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)
Print References
Foote, B. A. (1984). Host plant records for North American ragweed flies (Diptera: Tephritidae). (Full Text)