family Drosophilidae


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Noun1.family Drosophilidae - fruit flies
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 Drosophila - a genus of Drosophilidae
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The family Drosophilidae may not be the most common of all fly families, but members of this family can be easily found anywhere around rotting and decaying fruit.
The two most commonly seen fly species were Drosophila falleni and Leucophengavaria, both of the family Drosophilidae.