Apple fly

Related to Apple fly: Apple Maggot Fly
(Zool.) any dipterous insect, the larva of which burrows in apples. Apple flies belong to the genera Drosophila and Trypeta.

See also: Apple

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The overall level of parasitoid attack on the apple fly race calculated from the 1991 eclosion data was 10.
melleus population has shifted its eclosion pattern to utilize apple fly larvae as a new host resource.
Estimates of parasitism from Experiments I-III were therefore roughly equivalent, although the mean level did drop significantly between the field eclosion and the tent rearing experiments for the apple fly race (16.