Bactrocera correcta

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Bactrocera correcta
Bactrocera correcta.jpg
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B. correcta
Binomial name
Bactrocera correcta
(Bezzi, 1916)
Synonyms
  • Chaetodacus correctus

Bactrocera correcta is a species of tephritid fruit flies that is widely distributed in Southeast Asia. It is a serious pest species with a broad host range and has caused major infestations in Vietnam and Thailand.

Similar species[edit]

It is similar to B. dorsalis in color pattern, but has transverse facial spots and an incomplete costal band. It also resembles B. penecorrecta.

References[edit]

  • Drew, R.A.I. & Raghu, S. (2002). The fruit fly fauna (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) of the rainforest habitat of the Western Ghats, India. The Raffles Bulletin of Zoology 50(2):327-352. PDF (with description of B. correcta, and key to Indian Bactrocera species)

Further reading[edit]

  • Allwood, A.J., Chinajariyawong, A., Drew, R.A.I., et al. (1999) Host plant records for fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) in south east Asia. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement 7:1-92.