house fly


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house fly

Musca domestica the common fly. This insect finds faeces attractive and is one of the vehicles of spread of diseases such as TYPHOID, SHIGELLOSIS (dysentery), POLIOMYELITIS, and AMOEBIC DYSENTERY.

house fly

see muscadomestica.
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This required using a different colony for the bead tests, and house fly and stable fly parasitoid colonies can vary in their intrinsic residual mortality rates (Geden et al.
First report of cyromazine resistance in a population of UK house fly (Musca domestica) associated with intensive livestock production.
Retention of Campylobacter (Campylobacterales: Campylobacteraceae) in the house fly (Diptera: Muscidae).
Genetic distances among North American, British, and West African house fly populations Musca domestica L.
Lee et al [11] reported the insecticidal activity of carvone against the house fly.
They later compared it with the performance of odorant receptors from the common house fly, Drosophila.
It resembles a large house fly, but when it lands on you, it tends to stay unless brushed off.
Also featured are a house fly with a 10-foot wingspread, a grasshopper, a bat and a giraffe whose head and neck alone stretch 9 feet tall.
Most won't survive longer than the average house fly.
Here are four common bugs: a ladybug, a honey bee, a cricket, and a house fly.
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It is likely a general farming practice being carried out in that area coupled together with the topography and extraordinary weather conditions which has led to the massive explosion in the house fly population.