Calliphora vomitoria


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Calliphora vomitoria

(ka-lif'o-ra vom?i-tor'e-a)
One of the species of common blowfly, whose maggots (larvae) sometimes infest human wounds, causing myiasis.
See: blowfly; myiasis
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The use of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I gene (COI) to differentiate two UK blowfly species-Calliphora vicina and Calliphora vomitoria.
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