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Genus Ceratitis

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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 Dacinae (Tropical Fruit Flies)
Genus Ceratitis
Explanation of Names
Ceratitis Macleay 1829
Numbers
a single (adventive) species in our area, ~80 spp. in 6 subgenera total(1)
Range
Afrotropical, with 1 sp. spread over warmer regions worldwide(1)