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Med'iterra'nean fruit' fly"




a small, black and white, irregularly banded two-winged fly, Ceratitis capitata, of many warm regions, that damages citrus and other succulent fruit crops by implanting eggs that hatch into maggots within the fruit. Also called medfly, Medfly.

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