Bactrocera (Dacus) oleae (Olive fruit fly, Olive fly) | BCH-ORGA-SCBD-105014 | Organism | Biosafety Clearing-House

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Organism (ORGA)

last updated: 29 Aug 2013
Organism information
Bactrocera (Dacus) oleae
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Diptera
Family Tephritidae
Genus Bactrocera (Dacus)
Species oleae
  • Olive fruit fly
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  • Olive fly
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Insects
Wild
Characteristics related to biosafety
The parent lines were originated from Greece and have been outcrossed into additional strains from the Mediterranean basin.
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It is found throughout the Mediterranean basin and in South Africa. Since the late 1990s, it has also been present in California and has possibly spread throughout the area of olive cultivation in the Nearctic region.
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Additional Information
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