Mediterranean Fruit Fly
The Mediterranean fruit fly (Ceratitis capitata) is a species with international quarantine status. The Medfly uses over 250 species of fruit for its lifecycle. The egg laying and the developing larvae leave the fruit inedible.
Medfly Pest Profile
Source: California Department of Food and AgricultureVisit Website
The Mediterranean fruit fly is a threat to many fruits and vegetables. Don't move non-inspected fruit and vegetables.
Source: Hungry Pests - USDAVisit Website
Medfly Pest Sheet
Source: California Department of Food and Agriculture - Plant Pest Diagnostics CenterDownload Pest Sheet
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