Definition of Rhagoletis pomonella
1. Noun. Larvae bore into and feed on apples.
Generic synonyms: Fruit Fly, Pomace Fly
Group relationships: Genus Rhagoletis, Rhagoletis
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhagoletis Pomonella
Literary usage of Rhagoletis pomonella
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station (1916)
"Rhagoletis pomonella in the adult form is a beautiful little black fly with banded wings. Although the total number of individuals on the whole extent of ..."
2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1906)
"Mr. Daecke also exhibited specimens of Rhagoletis pomonella, bred on huckleberry. A few overripe huckleberries infested by small dipterous larvae were ..."
3. Successful Farming; a Ready Reference on All Phases of Agriculture for by Frank Duane Gardner (1916)
"Spray or dust the plants with arsenicals. Bur. Ent. Bull. 109, Pt. 6. FRUIT INSECTS Apple Maggot, or Railroad Worm (Rhagoletis pomonella, Walsh.). ..."
4. Biennial Report by California Dept. of Agriculture, California State Commission of Horticulture (1909)
"The following are worthy of mention: The apple maggot (Rhagoletis pomonella) and the cherry fruit fly (Rhagoletis cingulata) of the Eastern States would ..."
5. Journal of the New York Entomological Society by New York Entomological Society (1899)
"Rhagoletis pomonella Walsh. Habitat: Mass., Colo., SD Not known to occur in Washington. Rhagoletis ribicola Doane (PI. Ill, Fig. 4). ..."