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Mexican Fruit Fly
Anastrepha ludens

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Mexican fruit fly -
Mexican Fruit Fly - In grapefruit as well as many other fruits,
one female Mexican fruit fly can deposit large numbers of
eggs: up to 40 eggs at a time, 100 or more a day, and
about 2,000 over her life span
- Jack Dykinga,
USDA. Agricultural Research Service. Photo Unit.

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