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Anastrepha striata

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Anastrepha striata is an important pest in the American tropics and subtropics, especially of guavas and other myrtaceous fruits, although it has also been reported to attack mango, mombins, orange, and peach. It is considered a pest of quarantine significance by USDA-APHIS-PPQ and many other regulatory agencies. The main damage is caused by the larvae, which feed inside the fruit.

Similar species: True Flies
Species identified by Minor Torres
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By Minor Torres

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Uploaded Jun 19, 2019. Captured Nov 17, 2013 09:47.
  • Canon EOS 50D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/1250s
  • ISO125
  • 55mm