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


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