Hawaiian picture-wing fly


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Drosophila is a genus of small flies, belonging to the family Drosophilidae, whose members are often called "fruit flies" or (less frequently) pomace flies, vinegar flies, or wine flies, a reference to the characteristic of many species to linger around overripe or rotting fruit. They should not be confused with the Tephritidae, a related family, which are also called fruit flies (sometimes referred to as "true fruit flies"); tephritids feed primarily on unripe or ripe fruit,...

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  1. (c) Christophe Quintin, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://www.flickr.com/photos/34878947@N04/8227128405/
  2. (c) Pogrebnoj-Alexandroff, some rights reserved (CC BY), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Drosophila_hydei_04.JPG
  3. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Drosophila

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