Anastrepha

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Anastrepha
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Anastrepha suspensa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tephritidae
Subfamily: Trypetinae
Genus: Anastrepha
Schiner, 1868
Synonyms
  • Acrotoxa Loew, 1873
  • Anastraphe Hardy, 1968
  • Anastrepa Cresson, 1908
  • Instrypeta Foote, 1967
  • Instrypetas
    Herrera, Rangel and Barreda, 1900
  • Lucumaphila Stone, 1939
  • Phobema Aldrich, 1925
  • Pseudodacus Hendel, 1914

Anastrepha is a genus of tephritid or fruit flies in the family Tephritidae.[1][2][3]

Anastrepha is one of the most species diverse genus of Tephritid flies in the American tropics and subtropics, with more than 200 described species. They are also economically important fly genus of the region, including a number of major fruit pests.

Species[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.itis.gov/servlet/SingleRpt/SingleRpt
  2. ^ "Anastrepha - Nomen.at - animals and plants". Nomen.at. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  3. ^ "Data Use Agreement - GBIF Portal". Data.gbif.org. 2007-02-22. Retrieved 2012-12-07. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g Norrbom, A.L., & Korytkowski, C.A. "New species of and taxonomic notes on Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae)." Zootaxa 2740 (2011): 1-23.
  5. ^ a b c Norrbom, A.L. & Uchoa, M.A. (2011). "New species and records of Anastrepha (Diptera: Tephritidae) from Brazil." Zootaxa 2835: 61-67.