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EENY-214: Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae)

Figure 15. The thorax of the adult Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann), is creamy white to yellow with characteristic pattern of black blotches. The light areas have very fine white bristles. Photograph by: Ken Walker, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; www.forestryimages.org