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  • The Brazilian red-eyed fly,Ormia depleta,is a tachinid fly that is a parasitoid of mole crickets in the genusNeoscapteriscus(Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae). Originally from South America, it was brought to the United States for biological control of pest mole crickets. It is now established in almost all counties in central and southern Florida. Includes: Introduction-Distribution-Description-Life Cycle-Pest Management-Selected References. Available on EDIS at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/in1219 First published athttp://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/BENEFICIAL/FLIES/Ormia_depleta.html

published proceedings

  • EDIS

author list (cited authors)

  • Ray, H., & Gillett-Kaufman, J. L.

publication date

  • January 1, 2018 11:11 AM

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