Mediterranean Fruit Fly: Description, Habitat & Facts


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Medflies originated from where?

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1. Why is the medfly such a problematic insect?

2. Which of the following is true about the medfly?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about Mediterranean fruit flies (medflies) by taking this helpful quiz and worksheet. The quiz requires you to know about medfly hosts, why medflies are problematic, and other details about this insect.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You'll be tested on the following:

  • Where medflies originated
  • Why the medfly is a problem
  • Facts about medflies
  • Preventing the spread of the Mediterranean fruit fly
  • Hosts for the medfly

Skills Practiced

  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question about the origin of the medfly
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about medfly hosts and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained about the problem with medflies

Additional Learning

Delve further into this topic by reviewing the lesson titled Mediterranean Fruit Fly: Description, Habitat & Facts. Here's the type of information you'll find in this lesson:

  • The physical characteristics of medflies
  • Where infestations of medflies exist
  • How adult medflies can be caught