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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 mixta Zucchi

Morphology

Head. Antenna not extended to ventral margin of face.

Thorax. Mesonotum length 3.2–3.8 mm (3.5, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Postpronotal, presutural supra-alar, dorsocentral, intra-alar and scutellar setae well developed, subequal to or longer than scutellum length. Subscutellum entirely yellow to orange. Mediotergite entirely yellow to orange.

Wings. Wing length 9–11 mm (10.0, 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 (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 complete; connected to proximal arm of V band. Vein R2+3 not sinuous; without accessory vein.

Abdomen. Oviscape length 4.5–5.5 mm (5.0, n=1, Zucchi 1979); ratio (oviscape length/mesonotum length) 1.3–1.6 (1.43, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Aculeus length 4.8–5.7 mm (4.25, n=1, Zucchi 1979). Aculeus tip with minute serration, visible only with compound microscope.

Miscellaneous

Data source: Zucchi 1979. 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. 16). • Terminalia, female.

Links

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