Definition of Rhagoletis pomonella

1. Noun. Larvae bore into and feed on apples.

Exact synonyms: Apple Maggot, Railroad Worm
Generic synonyms: Fruit Fly, Pomace Fly
Group relationships: Genus Rhagoletis, Rhagoletis



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhagoletis Pomonella

Rh blocking test
Rh incompatibility
Rh negative
Rh null syndrome
Rh positive
Rhabditis
Rhabditis-like
Rhabdoviridae
Rhadamanthus
Rhadamanthuses
Rhadamnathus
Rhaetian
Rhaeto-Romance
Rhaeto-Romanic
Rhagoletis
Rhagoletis pomonella (current term)
Rhamadan
Rhamnaceae
Rhamnales
Rhamnus californicus
Rhamnus carolinianus
Rhamnus croceus
Rhamnus frangula
Rhamnus purshianus
Rhapis
Rhapis excelsa
Rhapis humilis
Rhea
Rhea Silvia
Rhea americana

Literary usage of Rhagoletis pomonella

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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). ..."

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