walnut husk fly


walnut husk fly
any of several fruit flies, as Rhagoletis completa, the larvae of which feed on and discolor walnut husks.

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Universalium. 2010.

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  • walnut husk fly — noun : any of several trypetid flies (especially Rhagoletis completa and R. suavis) whose larvae live in the husks of black and other walnuts * * * any of several fruit flies, as Rhagoletis completa, the larvae of which feed on and discolor… …   Useful english dictionary