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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Tephritis pura

Tephritis pura (Loew) - Tephritis pura Tephritis pura (Loew) - Tephritis pura Fruit fly - Tephritis pura Fly - Tephritis pura - female Fly - Tephritis pura - female Tephritis pura - female Splattered-winged fly - Tephritis pura Tephritis pura? - Tephritis pura
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
No Taxon (Tephritis group)
Genus Tephritis
Species pura (Tephritis pura)
Range
so. Canada and n. US (to NC-TN in the east)(1)
Food
on Solidago gigantea (primary host) and S. canadensis (secondary) (Asteraceae)(1)
See Also
Very similar to T. michiganensis
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