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

Figure 16. Wing of the adult Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann). Wings are usually held in a drooping position on live flies, are broad and hyaline with black, brown, and brownish yellow markings. There is a wide brownish yellow band across middle of wing. Photograph by: Ken Walker, Museum Victoria, Melbourne, Australia; www.forestryimages.org