First record of Zaprionus indianus (Gupta, 1970) (Diptera Drosophilidae) from Bangladesh

Sadniman Rahman, Deponkor Kumar Roy, Mohammad Shamimul Alam
2011 Biodiversity Journal  
Zaprionus indianus (Gupta, 1970) (Diptera Drosophilidae), also known as African fig fly, isconsidered as the primary pest only to fig fruits along with secondary pest to other fruits. Its oc-currence has been reported from many countries but not previously reported from Bangladesh.With this note, we report here the first observation of Z. indianus from Bangladesh. Fly sampleswere collected by using yeast-banana traps. The species was identified by morphological char-acteristics and
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doi:10.31396/biodiv.jour.2020.11.3.757.760 fatcat:nojqiymyyze5vnyhvimhnngqpu