Taxon profile


Common Fruit Fly
Drosophila melanogaster Meigen, 1830

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - Insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Drosophilidae - pomace flies »  genus Drosophila - fruit fly »  subgenus Sophophora

Other names

= Common Vinegar Fly



Links and literature

EN Jedlička L., Kúdela M., Stloukalová V.: Checklist of Diptera of the Czech Republic and Slovakia [] [as Drosophila melanogaster Meigen, 1830]
Data retrieved on: 11 January 2015
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [61521]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Drosophila melanogaster Meigen, 1830]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN OzAnimals - Australian Wildlife [] [as Drosophila melanogaster]
Data retrieved on: 14 April 2013

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