Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel, 1915)
Chaetodacus latifrons Hendel, 1915: 425
Wing length, 4.4-6.1 mm.
Head. Pedicel+1st flagellomere not longer than ptilinal suture. Face, antennal furrow with a dark spot. Frons, frontal setae 2, orbital seta 1. Thorax. Scutum black; postpronotal lobe yellow; notopleural callus yellow; notopleural xanthine absent; lateral postsutural vitta present; medial postsutural vitta absent. Scutellum without any dark patterning (except for basal dark margin). Anepisternum with a stripe from notopleural callus to (or almost to) katepisternum, extended onto katepisternum; stripe very broad (anteriorly extending to, or almost to postpronotal lobe). Lateroterga with a single xanthine across both anatergite and katatergite. Thoracic setae. Anterior notopleural seta present; anterior supra-alar seta present; prescutellar acrostichal seta present; basal scutellar seta absent. Wing. Basal cells bc and c without an almost complete covering of microtrichia; cell bm without microtrichia. Narrow subbasal raised section of cell br with extensive covering of microtrichia. Crossvein R-M beyond middle of cell dm. Costal band complete; shallow, not or only slightly extending below vein R2+3 before wing apex; expanded into a small apical spot. Anal streak present (colour extending beyond cell bcu). Cells bc and c hyaline. Without any crossbanding. Legs. Femora pale, sometimes with a dark preapical marking, or bicoloured (pale basally, red-brown to fuscous apically). Abdomen. Red-brown, patterned black. Tergites II-V separate.
Male. Tergite III with pecten, dense microtrichia adjacent end A1+Cu2, and hindtibia preapical "pad". Basal costal sections without specialised setae.
Female. Aculeus pointed and with preapical “shoulder”; no torsion; length, 1.4-1.7mm.
(Description provided by I.M. White)
See description of Bactrocera latifrons (Hendel, 1915) in source PDF.
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