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Mexican fruitfly

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  1. a brightly colored fly, Anastrepha ludens, whose larvae are a serious pest chiefly of citrus fruits and mangoes in Mexico, Central America, and southern Texas.
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Origin of Mexican fruitfly

First recorded in 1920–25
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