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Anastrepha and Toxotrypana:
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Allen L. Norrbom, Cheslavo A. Korytkowski, Roberto A. Zucchi, Keiko Uramoto, George L. Venable, Jerrett McCormick and Michael J. Dallwitz

Anastrepha belenensis Zucchi

Morphology

Thorax. Mesonotum length 2.7–3.3 mm (3.0, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Subscutellum entirely yellow to orange. Mediotergite entirely yellow to orange.

Wings. Wing length 5.5–6.5 mm (6.0, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Wing pattern typical Anastrepha pattern (S-band complete or at most interrupted at crossvein r-m, C-band and at least proximal arm of V-band present). C-band broadly extending to vein M in cell br along cell bm; covering base of cell r2+3. C-band and S-band connected (narrowly along vein R4+5, cell r1 with basomarginal hyaline spot). Basal hyaline area between C-band and S-band extended to vein R4+5. Cell r1 basomarginal hyaline spot triangular to quadrate. Cell r1 basomarginal hyaline spot apex aligned proximal to crossvein r-m. S-band extended anteriorly to vein R4+5 and covering all of crossvein r-m. S-band base without extension in middle of cell cu1 to posterior wing margin; without extension in cell a1 to or almost to posterior margin. Subapical hyaline area in radial cells distal to r-m extending anteriorly to vein R2+3. S-band distal section without marginal hyaline band or spots in cell r2+3 or near apices of R2+3 or R4+5. S-band distally not extended to apex of vein M. V-band proximal arm as dark as apical half of S-band; extending more than 1/3 distance from apex of vein Cu1 to apex of vein A1+Cu2; not connected anteriorly to S-band; not connected to S-band in cell dm. V-band distal arm incomplete, not reaching vein R4+5, but extended from vein M to wing margin; isolated, not connected to proximal arm of V-band or to S-band. Vein R2+3 not sinuous; without accessory vein.

Abdomen. Oviscape length 2.3–2.7 mm (2.5, n=1, Zucchi 1979); ratio (oviscape length/mesonotum length) 0.7–0.95 (0.83, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Aculeus length 2.3–2.7 mm (2.5, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Aculeus tip not serrate; serrated part 0 times length of tip.

Miscellaneous

Sex of recorded specimens: female. Species group: not assigned to a species group.

Biology and economic significance

This species is not considered economically important. Refer to the Fruit Fly Databases for host plant information.

Illustrations

• Wing (Zucchi 1979a, fig. 14). • Terminalia, female.

Links

Fruit Fly Databases for host plant, distribution, and nomenclatural information. Google search.