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For the United States & Canada

Tribe Myopitini


Life history and description of adults and immature stages of Goedenia steyskali, N. SP. (Diptera: Tephritidae)
By RD Goeden
Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 2002
https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/part/55172#/summary

An annotated host catalog of the fruit flies of America North of Mexico (Diptera: Tephritidae)
By Marius S. Wasbauer
California Department of Agriculture, 1972
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https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.32106005177222

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New genera, species and host plant records of Nearctic and Neotropical Tephritidae (Diptera)
By A. L. Norrbom, B. D. Sutton, G. J. Steck, J. Monzón
Magnolia Press, 2010
Zootaxa 2398:1-65 (2010)

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The fruit flies or Tephritidae of California
By R.H. Foote, F.L. Blanc
Bulletin of the California Insect Survey 7: 1-117, 1963

Fruit flies (Tephritidae): Phylogeny and Evolution of Behavior
By Martín Aluja, Allen Lee Norrbom
CRC Press, 1999
This book can be partially perused via this Google Books link.

Handbook of the Fruit Flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of America North of Mexico
By Richard H. Foote, P. L. Blanc, Allen L. Norrbom
Cornell University Press (Comstock Publishing), 1993
571 pages of keys, range maps, host associations, illustrations, and other information about North American fruit flies (native and introduced).

The extensive illustrations include arrows calling out the diagnostic features in each.

Comparative morphology of the male terminalia of Tephritidae and other Cyclorrhapha
By Sueyoshi M.
Isr. J. Entomol. 35: 477-496, 2005

Monographs of the Diptera of North America
By Hermann Loew
Smithsonian Institution, Volume 6, 1862
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