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Drosophila busckii

Synonyms: Drosophila buskii; Drosophila plurilineata; Drosophila rubrostriata

Wikipedia Abstract

Drosophila busckii is a species of fruit fly that is native to North America. Mostly it is associated with rotten potatoes. In the laboratory they are normally reared on Wheeler-Clayton food.
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Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Pen Llyn a`r Sarnau/ Lleyn Peninsula and the Sarnau 360832 Wales, United Kingdom

Prey / Diet

Brassica oleracea (broccoli)[1]
Solanum lycopersicum (Currant Tomato)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Acleris variegana (Garden rose tortricid moth)1
Anaplectoides prasina (green arches)1
Anthomyia pluvialis1
Ceutorhynchus assimilis1
Ceutorhynchus sulcicollis1
Delia florilega (bean seed maggot)1
Delia platura (seedcorn maggot)1
Delia radicum (cabbage maggot)1
Dilophus febrilis (Fever Fly)1
Euplexia lucipara (Small Angle Shades)1
Euxoa tritici1
Hydraecia micacea (potato stem worm)1
Lacanobia oleracea (Bright-line Brown-Eye Moth)2
Lycophotia porphyrea (True Lover's Knot)1
Mamestra brassicae (Cabbage Moth)2
Noctua pronuba (Large Yellow Underwing Moth)1
Peridroma saucia (variegated cutworm)2
Phlogophora meticulosa (Angle Shades Moth)1
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)1
Phyllotreta undulata1
Phytomyza rufipes1
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)1
Plutella xylostella (Diamondback moth)1
Psylliodes affinis1
Psylliodes napi1
Trichoplusia ni (cabbage looper)2
Xanthorhoe designata (Flame Carpet Moth)1
Xanthorhoe fluctuata (Garden Carpet Moth)1


entire U.S.A., Europe, cosmopolite;



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1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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