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Ceratitis cosyra(CERTCO)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
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Basic information
  • EPPO code: CERTCO
  • Preferred name: Ceratitis cosyra
  • Authority: (Walker)

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Pardalaspis cosyra (Walker)
Pardalaspis parinarii Hering
Pterandrus cosyra (Walker)
Trypeta cosyra Walker

Common names
Name Language
Natal-Fruchtfliege German
mango fruit fly English
marula fly English
marula fruit fly English
Natal fruit fly English
Kingdom Animalia ( 1ANIMK )
Phylum Arthropoda ( 1ARTHP )
Subphylum Hexapoda ( 1HEXAQ )
Class Insecta ( 1INSEC )
Order Diptera ( 1DIPTO )
Family Tephritidae ( 1TEPHF )
Genus Ceratitis ( 1CERTG )
Species Ceratitis cosyra ( CERTCO )