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From: Development of a genetic sexing strain in Bactrocera carambolae (Diptera: Tephritidae) by introgression of sex sorting components from B. dorsalis, Salaya1 strain

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Morphological characters distinguishing the B. dorsalis and B. carambolae flies. B. dorsalis (Salaya1) (A), B. carambolae (Jakarta) (B), and Salaya5 (C); Fruit fly male and female individuals are in sub-figures 1 to 3 and 4 to 6, respectively; the red arrow is pointed at the abdominal terga III-V, the medial longitudinal dark band. Their respective right legs are below in sub-figures 7 to 12, the red triangle is pointing at a subapical dark spot on outer surfaces of fore femora in females. The respective lateral right abdomens (side-view) are also below in sub-figures 13, 15, 17, 19, and 21, respectively; the red arrows are pointed at right antero-lateral corner with a rectangular bar shape in (B) and (C) which are present in B. carambolae and Salaya5. Likewise, the respective right wings are below in sub-figures 14, 16, 18, 20, 22, and 24; red open circles indicate wing costal bands expanding at apex of R4+5 which are present in B. carambolae and Salaya5.

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