Drosophila (Drosophila) repleta-Group

The repleta-species-group is notable for the dorsally spotted thorax, the spots generally occurring where the bristles arise. For Australia this includes Drosophila buzzatii, D. aldrichi, D. hydei, and D. repleta. All are introduced with the latter two cosmopolitan. Only D. repleta is currently listed for Tasmania.

Early May 2017

Mid May 2017
Bodylength 3.6 mm.

Early February 2023
IMG 6201 2  IMG 6200