Sarcophagidae


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Sarcophagidae

(sar?ko-faj'i-de?) [ sarco- + phag- + -idea]
The family of flies of the order Diptera that includes the flesh flies. Females deposit their eggs or larvae on the decaying flesh of dead animals. Larvae of two genera, Sarcophaga and Wohlfahrtia, frequently infest open sores and wounds of humans, giving rise to cutaneous myiasis.
See: myiasis
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2005) his species attacks several species of Diptera, particularly those in the families Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Sarcophagidae and Tachinidae (Greenberg, 1971) N.
Eight families were found at Tabi, but not at Kiuic: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
Additionally, considering that several Calliphoridae, Muscidae, and Sarcophagidae species cause myiasis and can transmit pathogens to man and other vertebrates (Guimaraes & Papavero 1999), the need for field surveys to fully establish the distribution of these species becomes clear.
The Tabi site, however, reported 8 additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
While the behavior of Sarcophagidae larvae before pupation and adult eclosion were found to be rhythmic (Saunders 1986), pupation itself was not rhythmic (Richard et al.
Adult Calliphoridae, Hippoboscidae, Muscidae, and Sarcophagidae were collected from forests, zoos, ranches, and farms (Table).
For a long time, Rhinophoridae was regarded as infra-familial rank within Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae or Tachinidae, and only recently the group has been treated as a separate family (Hennig 1973; Crosskey 1977; Wood 1987).
Sarcophagidae Unknown Heteroptera Coreidae Acanthocephala confraterna (Uhler) Homoptera Cercopidae Prosapia bicincta (Say) Cicadellidae Jikradia melanota (Spangberg) Unknown Flattidae Flatoidinus punctatus (Walker) Hymenoptera Apidae Apis mellifera Linnaeus ([dagger]) Evaniidae Hyptia reticulata (Say) Formicidae Solenopsis invicta Buren ([dagger]) Halictidae Augochloropsis metallica (Fabricius) ([dagger]) Pompilidae Psorthaspis mariae (Cresson) Sphecidae Hoplisoides sp.
Wild-caught flies belonged to the families Calliphoridae (96% of total flies), Sarcophagidae (2%), and Muscidae (2%).
koehleri has been reported in association with species of Sarcophagidae and Tachinidae parasitizing Geometridae, Hesperiidae, Nymphalidae, Noctuidae, and Papilionidae caterpillars (Thompson 1954; De Santis 1967, 1989; Herting 1976, 1978; Tavares et al.
Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Rondani) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) is an ectoparasitic idiobiont that exercises control over a great number of Diptera in the families of Tephritidae, Tachinidae, Sarcophagidae, Muscidae, Calliphoridae and Anthomyiidae (Marchiori & Barbaresco 2007).
Larvae of this wasp, or their larval provisions, are consumed at the ABS by at least three species of Bombyliidae, one species of Phoridae, at least one species of Sarcophagidae, two species of Chrysididae, and one species of Eulophidae (Krombein 1967).