Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae)
Adult female oriental fruit fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel), laying eggs by inserting her ovipositor in a papaya.
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How to Cite

Weems, Howard V., John B. Heppner, James L. Nation, and Thomas R. Fasulo. 2012. “Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera Dorsalis (Hendel) (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae): EENY-083/IN240, Rev. 3/2012”. EDIS 2012 (3). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in240-2012.


The oriental fruit fly is a very destructive pest of fruit in areas where it occurs. It is established in numerous areas in Asia, and is often intercepted in the United States, sometimes establishing infestations that were previously eradicated. This revised 6-page fact sheet was written by H. V. Weems, J. B. Heppner, J. L. Nation, and T. R. Fasulo, and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, March 2012.

EENY-083/IN240: Oriental Fruit Fly, Bactrocera dorsalis (Hendel) (Insecta: Diptera: Tephritidae) (ufl.edu)

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