Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Ceratitis capitata

To you and me, the Mediterranean fruit fly. Colourful but ugly, this fly lays its eggs under the skins of citrus fruit. The eggs hatch into larva within three days and remain in the fruit until they are ready to hatch into adult flies.

The yellow plane that you spot overhead is spraying the area to try and control this pest.

No comments: