Anastrepha suspensa

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Anastrepha suspensa female (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Jeffrey Weston Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Anastrepha suspensa (Loew) - (Caribbean fruit fly)

The fruit fly is found in the Caribbean. It has invaded southern Florida, resulting in the implementation of quaratine restrictions in some areas.

For a taxonomical description of this species see Norrbom et al. (USDA).

Synonyms:
Trypeta suspensa
Anastrepha unipuncta

Vernacular names
• English: Caribbean fruit fly
caribfly
• Español: mosca de la fruta del Caribe
• Français: mouche caribéene des fruits