Species Profile -- Oriental Fruit Fly
USDA. NAL. National Invasive Species Information Center.
Oriental fruit flies were first recorded in Taiwan and were introduced to Hawaii in the 1940s. Several infestations in the continental U.S. have been discovered since then, but all have been eradicated. This species is a destructive pest of fruits and vegetables.
* See our Animals section for more information and additional species profiles.Date:Aug 14, 2013