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Bactrocera munroi (White, 2006)Bactrocera (Daculus) munroi White
Dacus (Afrodacus) biguttulus: Munro 1957: 860, not Bezzi, 1922: 294
Wing length, 4.3-5.1 mm.
Head. Pedicel+1st flagellomere not longer than ptilinal suture. Face, antennal furrow often with a dark spot. Frons, frontal setae 2, orbital seta 1. Thorax. Scutum predominantly black; postpronotal lobe bicoloured; notopleural callus yellow; notopleural xanthine absent; lateral postsutural vittae present (fairly short, barely extending beyond anterior supra-alar seta); medial postsutural vitta absent. Scutellum with a broad black stripe from base to apex (lateral margin yellow). Anepisternum with a stripe from notopleural callus to (or almost to) katepisternum; extended onto katepisternum. Laterotergal xanthine confined to katatergite. Thoracic setae. Anterior notopleural seta present; anterior supra-alar seta absent; 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 microtrichia confined to anteriorly half. Crossvein R-M beyond middle of cell dm. Costal band reduced to a very narrow band, often absent or barely discernable, and a small apical spot. Anal streak present but narrow. Cells bc and c hyaline. Without any crossbanding. Legs. Femora pale coloured. Abdomen. Red-brown, patterned black; shape and patterning, see image. 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; no torsion; length, 1.04mm.
(Description after White, 2006)
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