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Patrick Derennes

European cherry fruit fly

Rhagoletis cerasi

European cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis cerasi) is an insect pest of cherry fruit. It is a native of Europe.

This fly is a major pest of cherry crops in Europe. Brown spots become visible on fruit as the maggot develops inside. Not yet established in North America.

For more information about this plant pest, see the CAPS data sheet and the CABI data sheet.
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