Rhagoletis cerasi

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Rhagoletis cerasi
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tephritidae
Genus: Rhagoletis
Species: R. cerasi
Binomial name
Rhagoletis cerasi
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Synonyms
  • Musca cerasi Linnaeus, 1758
  • Rhagoletis signata (Meigen, 1826)
  • Trypeta signata Meigen, 1826

Rhagoletis cerasi is a species of tephritid fruit fly known by the common name cherry fruit fly. It is a major pest of cherry crops in Europe.