"Ceratitis capitata" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
which enables searching at various levels of specificity.
A species of fruit fly originating in sub-Saharan Africa but widely distributed worldwide. One of the most destructive fruit pests, its larvae feed and develop on many different fruits and some vegetables.
- Ceratitis capitata
- Ceratitis capitatas
- capitata, Ceratitis
- capitatas, Ceratitis
- Mediterranean Fruit Fly
- Flies, Mediterranean Fruit
- Fly, Mediterranean Fruit
- Fruit Flies, Mediterranean
- Mediterranean Fruit Flies
- Fruit Fly, Mediterranean
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