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Anastrepha and Toxotrypana:
descriptions, illustrations, and interactive keys


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

Anastrepha relicta (Puebla specimens)


Wings. 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). Cell bm entirely hyaline or infuscated only along subapical fold.

Abdomen. Epandrium posterodorsal margin with narrow, V-shaped, medial indentation. Oviscape length 4.8–5.6 mm (5.14–5.45, n=2); ratio (oviscape length/mesonotum length) 1.45–1.65 (1.49–1.61, n=2).


Data recording a stub. Sex of recorded specimens: male and female. Species group: tripunctata group.

Biology and economic significance

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


• Head (lateral). • Thorax (lateral). • Thorax (posterior). • Wing.


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