Definition of Genus ceratitis
1. Noun. Mediterranean fruit flies.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Trephritidae, Family Trypetidae, Trephritidae, Trypetidae
Member holonyms: Ceratitis Capitata, Medfly, Mediterranean Fruit Fly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Ceratitis
Literary usage of Genus ceratitis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Report on Parasitic and Injurious Insects by Walter Wilson. Froggartt (1909)
"... therefore, placed it in the genus Ceratitis, to which it shows the most characters. In case it is judged necessary to separate that insect generally, ..."