Silba adipata McAlpine

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Initial publication: 2015.
Enriched in the subsequent years.
Author: François DROUET.
Photograph: François DROUET.
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Infestation

 

 

 

Egg-laying females behavior

Attacks variability over the season

Intense attacks phase characteristics

Female behavior on a fig tree

Female behavior on a fig

Ovipositions observation campaign (2020)

Multiple ovipositions in the same fig (egg-laying females observation)

Multiple ovipositions in the same fig (eggs study)

Multiple ovipositions in the same fig (larvae examination)
 

Immature figs infestation

Attacks symptoms

Immature figs infestation (eggs)

Immature figs infestation (pupae and dead imagos)

143 figs infestation study (eggs)

Size of attacked figs

Size increase of attacked figs
 

Ripe figs infestation

Infested figs reaching maturity

Observation of the evolution of an attacked breba fig reaching maturity

Larvae inside ripe figs: presence and visibility

Larvae inside ripe figs: species identification

Pupae inside ripe figs

Dead imagos inside ripe figs

 

 

 

Black Fig Fly (Silba adipata McAlpine, 1956).

Black Fig Fly (Silba adipata McAlpine, 1956).

 

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