genus Ceratitis


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Noun1.genus Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit fliesgenus Ceratitis - Mediterranean fruit flies    
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
Ceratitis capitata, medfly, Mediterranean fruit fly - small black-and-white fly that damages citrus and other fruits by implanting eggs that hatch inside the fruit
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Additionally, these chosen markers have the potential to identify other species from the genus Ceratitis (Stratikopoulous et al.
This gregarious parasitoid attacks fruit flies of the genus Ceratitis, Dacus and Bactrocera (Diptera: Tephritidae) (NOYES, 2012; LASALLE & WHARTON, 2002).
Annotated check list of host plants for Afrotropical fruit flies (Diptera: Tephritidae) of the genus Ceratitis. Documentation Zoologique, Musee Royal de l'Afrique Centrale 27: 1-91.