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Noun1.Trypetidae - fruit fliesTrypetidae - fruit flies; some leaf miners  
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
genus Rhagoletis, Rhagoletis - a genus of Trypetidae
Ceratitis, genus Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies
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Simuliidae, Bombyliidae, Empididae, Syrphidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Phycodromidae, Borboridae, Trypetidae, Ephydridae, Drosophilidae, Geomyzidae, Agromyzidae, Conopidae.
Efecto de diferentes concentraciones de melaza y diferentes distancias entre trampas Macphaill en captura de diptera: Trypetidae y Lepidoptera: Noctuidae en Mango.
Walnut Husk Fly--Rhagoletis completa, family Trypetidae (Tephritidae); a fly infesting walnuts which lays eggs on the husks.