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Anastrepha obliqua (west indian fruit fly)

Synonyms: Anastrepha ligata; Anastrepha mombimpreoptans; Anastrepha mombinpraeoptans; Anastrepha mombinpraeoptera; Anastrepha trinidadensis

Wikipedia Abstract

Anastrepha obliqua is a species of fruit fly. It is the most important fruit fly pest of mangoes in Neotropics and attacks a wide range of other spicy fruits. A. obliqua is widespread in Mexico, Central and South America and the West Indies. It is sometimes called the West Indian fruit fly in English.
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Prey / Diet


Parasitized by 
Diachasmimorpha tryoni[2]
Doryctobracon areolatus[2]
Opius bellus[2]


Mexico (N to s. Sinaloa, Aguascalientes & n. Veracruz) S to Argenti na, Greater & Lesser Antilles;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Norrbom, A.L. 2004. Fruit fly (Tephritidae) host plant database. Version Nov, 2004.
2Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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