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Genus Tephritis

fruit fly - Tephritis araneosa Fly ID - Tephritis subpura Tephritis pura (Loew) - Tephritis pura Fruit Fly ID [=Tephritis? michiganensis?? or pura??] Request - Tephritis Tephritis pura - female Tephritis arizonaensis? Male? - Tephritis arizonaensis - male Tephritis arizonaensis? Female? - Tephritis arizonaensis - female Tephritid - Tephritis - female
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
No Taxon (Tephritis group)
Genus Tephritis
Explanation of Names
Tephritis Latreille 1804
~20 spp. in our area, ~170 spp. total(1)
NA & the Old World (3/4 of spp. in Eurasia)(1)