Definitions

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  • proper n. A taxonomic family within the order Diptera — includes some of the fruit flies.

Etymologies

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Tephritis +‎ -idae

Examples

  • Genetic differentiation in the gall former Eurosta solidaginis Diptera:Tephritidae along host plant lines.

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  • Cangussu JA, Zucoloto FS (1995) Self-selection and perception threshold in adult females of Ceratitis capitata (Diptera, Tephritidae).

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  • It is probably the sweet scent of the partially metabolised nectar that has attracted the flies: the ones in the photograph look like fruit flies of the Tephritidae family.

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  • But when graduate students Brant Peterson and Emily Hare compared pieces of the genomes of the medfly and the melon fly, two agricultural pests in the family Tephritidae, they noticed that these comparisons looked just like those seen in vertebrates.

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  • We sequenced and compared loci involved in early embryonic patterning from four species of true fruit flies (family Tephritidae) that have genomes four to six times larger than those of Drosophila melanogaster.

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  • Walnut husk fly (Diptera - Tephritidae) - assessment traps timing control measures damage predictions

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  • Fruit flies are a family, Tephritidae, containing about 5,000 species of often strikingly colored insects.

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  • Bactrocera oleae, in the family Tephritidae, which are the True Fruit Flies.

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