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Genus Chaetorellia

Chaetoriella succinea - Chaetorellia succinea - female Diptera 08a - Chaetorellia Yellow spotted fruit fly with blue-green eyes - Chaetorellia australis Tephritid Fruit Fly #3 - Chaetorellia succinea - female false (?) peacock fly Chaetorellia succinea  - Chaetorellia Chaetorellia succinea or australis? - Chaetorellia succinea - female Fruit fly - Chaetorellia australis Diptera-1 - Chaetorellia succinea - 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 Terelliini
Genus Chaetorellia
Explanation of Names
Chaetorellia Hendel 1927
3 spp. in our area (all introduced), 9 spp. total(1)
native to Eurasia, introduced in NA to control non-native weeds(1)
on Centaurea(2)
Ch. acrolophi (the Knapweed Peacock Fly)(2) is not yet in the guide
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