Calliphora


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Related to Calliphora: Calliphora vicina, Calliphora vomitoria

Calliphora

 [kah-lif´o-rah]
a genus of flies, the blowflies or bluebottle flies, which deposit their eggs in decaying matter, on wounds, or in body openings; the maggots are a cause of myiasis.

Calliphora

(kă-lif'ō-ră),
A genus of blowflies (family Calliphoridae, order Diptera), the bluebottle flies, the larvae of which feed on dead flesh. Calliphora vomitoria and Calliphora vicina are common species in the U.S.
[G. kalli, beauty, + phoros, bearing]

Calliphora

/Cal·liph·o·ra/ (kah-lif´o-rah) a genus of flies, including the blowflies and bluebottle flies, which deposit their eggs in decaying matter, on wounds, or in body openings; the maggots are a cause of myiasis.

Calliphora

a genus of flies which includes C. augur, C. australis, C. erythrocephala, C. fallax, C. hilli, C. novica, C. stygia and C. vomitoria. They may initiate blowfly strike in sheep but they mainly assume importance in sheep that are already infested.
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vicina, 3degC for Calliphora vomitoria and 9degC for Lucilia sericata.
Los generos Lucilia y Sarcohaga prefieren condiciones soleadas, mientras que el genero Calliphora refiere condiciones de sombra.
The SSR, which measures the responses of individual ORNs, is an effective tool in mapping the receptive range of the ORNs (Hallem & Carlson 2006), and has been used to characterize the response profiles of various ORNs in various insects such as the pine engraver, Ips pini (Say) (Coleoptera: Scolytidae), the blow fly, Calliphora vicina Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Calliphoridae), mosquitoes such as Aedes communis (DeGeer) (Diptera: Culicidae), and the clover root weevil, Sitona lepidus Gyllenhal (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) (Mustaprata et al.
Blow flies and flesh flies of genus Calliphora and Sarcophaga are frequently recorded as among the first insect to arrive on the carcass.
The genus Calliphora (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Argentina, with the first records of C.
Influence of food substrate tissue type on larval growth in Calliphora augur and Lucilia cuprina (Diptera: Caliphoridae).
Until the 5th instar the mantids were fed with live fruit flies (Drosophila melanogaster); subsequently they were fed with live common houseflies (Musca domestica), Calliphora flies, and nymphal and adult house crickets (Acheta domesticus).
Flies from the United States and Dominica assayed for Coxiella burnetii, 2004-2007 Species Collection site and collector Calliphora vicina Elephant dung, Greenville Zoo, Greenville (Robineau-Desvoidy) County, SC, USA, by M.
The fine structure and mechanism of breakdown of larval intersegmental muscles in the blowfly Calliphora erythrocephala.
Females were housed in individual plastic cups (400 ml) where they were watered [+ or -] days per week and fed about 3-4 Calliphora sp.
The painting titled Homo sapiens, Lepidium sativum and Calliphora vomitoria - Latin for Human, Cress and Bluebottle - depicts him bare-chested and with a fly on his shoulder to show he is mortal like the rest of us.