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A new species of pest fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) from Sri Lanka and Africa

  title={A new species of pest fruit fly (Diptera: Tephritidae: Dacinae) from Sri Lanka and Africa},
  author={Richard Arthur Ian Drew and Kenji Tsuruta and I. M. S. White},
  journal={African Entomology},
A new species of Dacinae, Bactrocera (Bactrocera) invadens sp.n., from Sri Lanka and Africa, is described and illustrated. This is a pest species that has recently been introduced into eastern Africa and has subsequently made a rapid expansion across tropical Africa. Known distribution and host records are also presented. 

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