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Goniurellia tridens

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Goniurellia tridens
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Tephritidae
Subfamily: Tephritinae
Tribe: Tephritini
Genus: Goniurellia
G. tridens
Binomial name
Goniurellia tridens
(Hendel, 1910)[1]

Goniurellia tridens is a species of tephritid or fruit flies in the genus Goniurellia of the family Tephritidae.[2] Each wing of a Goniurellia tridens fly is transparent and bears a “precisely detailed image of an ant-like insect”.[3]


Israel, Arabia, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Iran, Pakistan, India, Canary Islands.


  1. ^ a b Hendel, F. (1910). "Über acalyptrate Musciden". Wiener Entomologische Zeitung. Wien: E. Reitter. 29: 101–127. Retrieved 6 December 2015.
  2. ^ Norrbom, A.L.; Carroll, L.E.; Thompson, F.C.; White, I.M; Freidberg, A. (1999). "Systematic Database of Names. Pp. 65-252. In Thompson, F. C. (ed.), Fruit Fly Expert Identification System and Systematic Information Database". Myia. 9: vii + 524.
  3. ^ Zacharias, Anna (Jul 28, 2012). "Fruit fly with the wings of beauty". National News UAE. Retrieved 22 October 2021.
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