Cochliomyia

Cochliomyia

(kok'lē-ō-mī'yă),
A genus of fleshflies (family Calliphoridae); the larvae of which develop in decaying flesh or carrion or in wounds or sores.

Cochliomyia

/Coch·lio·my·ia/ (-mi´ah) a genus of flies, including C. hominivo´rax, the screw-worm fly, which deposits its eggs on animal wounds; after hatching, the larvae burrow into the wound and feed on living tissue.

Cochliomyia

a genus of the fly family of insects Calliphoridae. See callitroga. Includes C. hominivorax (New world screw-worm), C. macellaria.
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15 Summer 2010--Opossum Hymenoptera Formicidae Solenopsis invicta 1-5 Diptera Sarcophagidae Sarcophaga 2 hemmorrhoidalis Diptera Muscidae Hydrotaea leucostoma 2-3 Diptera Calliphoridae Lucilia coeruleiviridis 2-3 Diptera Calliphoridae Cochliomyia macellaria 2 Diptera Calliphoridae Phormia regina 2-3 Diptera Calliphoridae Chrysomya rufifacies 3-5 Diptera Ulidiidae Chaetopsis spp.
We describe a patient with pin-site myiasis caused by the Cochliomyia hominivorax screwworm fly associated with external fixators used for treatment of an open fracture of the femur.
Many wounds were infested with various worms and maggots, including 2 wounds from 2 separate patients' faces that recovered multiple Cochliomyia hominivorax screw worm larvae.
3) Other dipterans have also been implicated with causing myiasis in humans, including Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel), (1) C.
The recorded species were: Cochliomyia macellaria and Fannia sp.
More than a half-century of ARS research and leadership of intensive interagency eradication efforts has kept the United States free of the screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax, since 1982, and Mexico since 1991.
Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius, 1775) and Lucilia eximia (Wiedemann, 1819), for example, appear to be synanthropic (i.
and wound and body cavity myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax, Chrysomya bezziana, and Wohlfahrtia magnifica (1).
But in any language, the screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax, has plagued humans and livestock for centuries.
Six calliphorid species were recorded: Chloroprocta idioidea (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830), Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1830), Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius, 1805), Chrysomya putoria (Wiedemann, 1830), Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius, 1805) and Lucilia eximia (Wiedemann, 1819).