Drosophilid Melting Pot: African Fig Fly Meets Spotted-Wing Drosophila in the U.S.

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The African fig fly (Zaprionus indianus) is an invasive fruit fly in North America that has been found commingling with its cousin spotted-wing drosophila (Drosophila suzukii), sometimes even using the latter’s egg-laying sites for its own. A new profile in the Journal of Integrated Pest Management highlights…

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