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Subfamily Dacinae - Tropical Fruit Flies

Rainbow Eyed Fly! - Bactrocera oleae Mediterranean Fruit Fly - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Ceratitis capitata - Mediterranean Fruit Fly??? - Ceratitis capitata - male Olive Fruit Fly - Bactrocera oleae Male Mediterranean Fruit Fly? - Ceratitis capitata - male Male Mediterranean Fruit Fly? - Ceratitis capitata - male Olive fruit fly with attached globule - Bactrocera oleae
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)
Numbers
no native taxa in our area, almost 1100 spp. in >40 genera worldwide(1)
Range
Old World, most diverse in the tropics; represented in the New World by 2 spp. in the Neotropics and some adventive spp.(1)