Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Diptera (True flies) ➔ Family Tephritidae (Fruit flies)

Terellia (Terellia) ruficauda (Fabricius, 1794)

Synonyms:

Musca florescentiae Linnaeus, 1758 | Orellia amplimaculata Hering, 1937 | Orellia parvimaculata Hering, 1937 | Tephritis punctata Fallen, 1814 | Terellia floriscentiae Curran, 1934 |

  • Terellia ruficauda, mating  1018
    Terellia ruficauda (Fabricius, 1794)     
    Terellia ruficauda, mating
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2007-06-30 11:28:06
    Image number: 1018
    mating
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2007-06-30 11:28:06

  • Terellia ruficauda, mating  1019
    Terellia ruficauda (Fabricius, 1794)     
    Terellia ruficauda, mating
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald; 2007-06-30 11:27:54
    Image number: 1019
    mating
    DE, Chemnitz, Zeisigwald
    2007-06-30 11:27:54


Classification:
Terellia ruficauda belongs to the subfamily Tephritinae, tribe Terelliini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Pape T. & Thompson F.C. (eds) (2017). Systema Dipterorum (version 2.0, Jan 2011). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 2017 Annual Checklist (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P.M., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds.). Digital resource at www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2017. Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-884X.