Zapronius indianus

Vinegar Fly

Zapronius indianus, Pomace Flies


Family: Drosophilidae

Subfamily: Drosophilinae

Tribe: Drosophilini


This old world species was accidentally introduced to Brazil in the last couple of years of the twentieth century.  It has spread rapidly and has been reported as a major pest of figs.

Photo location:  Manaus, Amazonas, Brazil.


Zapronius indianus, species of Drosophilidae introduced into the Neotropics

American Insects site