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2018-08-16T08:00:00.0000000Z
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Video - Bactrocera cucurbitae laying eggs on tomato fruit
I am again sending a message from Mans Lanting, ETC India. A previous post contained photos of a fruit fly that Graham Walker kindly identified as Bactrocera cucurbitae (Melon fruit fly). 
Mans has now sent a video of the fly on a tomato fruit and says "afterwards a watery spot appears on the fruit. What is it?"

I hope the video can be seen in this email. PlMelon flyease try clicking on this URL to find it.

https://photos.google.com/share/AF1QipP5l5Mg0QGeqIn2J0s5ROnIeHVihN4nqFV35ExVE0_E8Lsoa1HWT7zpMKqPAWUGhw?key=b2U3OER3TGFHTi13V3R1MzZxa3NxZ0NWZFprbl9B

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2018-08-16T14:00:00.0000000Z

I would think it is the oviposition spot, the female in the video seems to be laying eggs. Maybe you could find some eggs in there, just below the skin. Banana shaped.  

Alles Muller

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