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Urophora aprica? → Rhagoletis cerasi
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Posted on 11-08-2023 12:40
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Collected in the Alps. I only have males. Size 3.4mm.
christoophe attached the following image:

Edited by christoophe on 30-08-2023 09:55
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Posted on 11-08-2023 15:09

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The wing venation looks more like Rhagoletis cerasi?
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Posted on 11-08-2023 17:16
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Thank you Eric
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Posted on 13-08-2023 18:46
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No doubts, the cherry fruit fly, Rhagoletis cerasi.
Its main host race infests Lonicera fruits, which is the primary host.
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