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Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male

Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - Male
Long Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA
February 23, 2010
Size: 8-10mm
Pretty sure my ID is correct, but just want to make sure before I place it. Believe its a Sterile Male (can see traces of the dye).

A confirm would be appreciated.
Also have other angles if needed.

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Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Your ID is correct
Brief text and more photos at the OC Natural History Website: http://nathistoc.bio.uci.edu/diptera/Ceratitis.htm

Yes, Medfly
I do hope it's dyed.

 
Indeed it is. You will see it
Indeed it is. You will see it in a couple of the others I post.

Thanks guys.

 
Wow
those are some great shots!

Tim

 
Thanks
Appreciate it. Love these flies.

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