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Anastrepha ludens (Mexican fruit fly)

Synonyms: Anastrepha lathana; Trypeta ludens

Wikipedia Abstract

Anastrepha ludens, the Mexican fruit fly, is a species of tephritid or fruit flies in the genus Anastrepha. Anastrepha ludens, native to Mexico and Central America, is a major pest of agriculture across the Americas. They are highly reproductive and have a long lifespan when compared to other fruit flies.
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Prey / Diet


Parasitized by 
Doryctobracon areolatus[2]
Doryctobracon crawfordi[2]

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004.
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0