Chrysomya


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Chrysomya

a genus of flies of the family Calliphoridae. See also screw-worm.

Chrysomya albiceps, Chrysomya bezziana
(Old world screw-worm).
Chrysomya chloropyga, Chrysomya mallochi, Chrysomya rufifacies
cause cutaneous myiasis. See also lucilia, callitroga and phormia.
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chitiniclastica has also been isolated in China from Chrysomya megacephala oriental latrine flies, a screwworm species common in tropical and subtropical regions that is a facultative cause of myiasis (4,5).
Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) and Musca domestica (L.
cuprina (Wiedemann) (n = 14), Chrysomya chloropyga (n = 1), C.
Braack & Retief (1986) showed that the blowflies Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1819) and C.
Determination of malathion levels and the effect of malathion on the growth of Chrysomya megacephala (Fibricius) in malathion- exposed rat carcass.
Population dynamics and parasitism of hymenopterans parasitoids of Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius) (Diptera, Calliphoridae), in Rio de Janeiro city, Brazil.
The proportion of the 3 primary fly species, Musca domestica, Chrysomya megacephala, and Lucilia cuprina (with total number of flies from each category in parentheses), attracted and killed by the untreated and treated Terminator(r) Pro traps during field Trials 1 and 2 (data not log-transformed).
Flies live in close association with humans, the most important include the housefly family, with the genera Musca, Fannia and Muscina; the biting flies, Stomoxvs (Family Muscidae); the blowflies, Chrysomya, Calliphora and Lucilia; and the flesh-flies, Sarcophaga (7).
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vitripennis was a parasitoids of Chrysomya megacephala (Marchior, 2004).