The fruitfly Tephritis acanthiophilopsis new for the Netherlands (Diptera: Tephritidae) The first record of Tephritis acanthiophilopsis Hering, 1938 for the Netherlands is presented. A single male was collected with a malaisetrap on the ‘Stampersplaat’, a shoal in the ‘Grevelingen’, just north of the town of Brouwershaven, province of Zeeland. The genus Tephritis Latreille, 1804 is characterized and the difference between the two Dutch species of the cometa-group is illustrated.

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Keywords Tephritidae, boorvliegen, Nederland, verspreiding
Journal Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen
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Smit, J.T, & van Aartsen, B. (2007). De boorvlieg Tephritis acanthiophilopsis nieuw voor Nederland (Diptera: Tephritidae). Nederlandse Faunistische Mededelingen, 26, 21–25.