Taxon profile


Olive Fruit Fly
Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin, 1788)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Diptera - true flies, mosquitoes and gnats »  family Tephritidae - fruit flies »  genus Bactrocera »  subgenus Daculus

Scientific synonyms

Musca oleae Rossi, 1790
Dacus oleae (Rossi, 1790)
Dacus oleae var. flaviventris Guercio, 1900
Dacus oleae var. funesta Guercio, 1900


Bactrocera oleae - Olive Fruit Fly

Author: Natasha Wright, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,

Links and literature

EN Pest Information Wiki [Bactrocera_oleae]

Pest Information Wiki [] [as Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin, 1788)]
Data retrieved on: 5 March 2016
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [405777]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Bactrocera oleae (Gmelin, 1790)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012

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