Ceratitis capitata


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Noun1.Ceratitis capitata - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruitCeratitis capitata - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit
fruit fly, pomace fly - any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits
Ceratitis, genus Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies
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However, the concern about the possible quarantine importance of the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824) on banana exports is not recent.
For example, wild females of Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae) that first mated with mass-reared, sterile males remated at higher rates than wild females first mated to wild males (Vera et al.
Effect of protein sources on fecundity, food acceptance, and sexual choice by Ceratitis capitata (Diptera: Tephritidae).
Evaluating attractency of some protein derivatives for the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedmann) and the peach fruit fly, Bactrocera zonata (Saunders).
In Brazil, the introduction of the parasitoid was first made in 1937, in the state of Sao Paulo, by Biological Institute, with the purpose of combating the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wied.).
(2011), who have found reduced damage on fruit treated with kaolin when exposed to Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann, 1824) (Diptera: Tephritidae) adults in field conditions.