Calliphora vomitoria

Calliphora vomitoria

(ka-lif'o-ra vom?i-tor'e-a)
One of the species of common blowfly, whose maggots (larvae) sometimes infest human wounds, causing myiasis.
See: blowfly; myiasis
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Calliphora vicina (Robineau-Desvoidy), Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus), Lucilia sericata (Meigen) and Lucilia richardsi (Collin) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) were identified.
Out of four species, two belonged to subfamily Calliphorinae Calliphora vicina (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830) and Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus, 1758) and two belonged to subfamily Luciliinae Lucilia sericata (Meigen, 1826) and Lucilia richardsi (Collin, 1926).
vicina (Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830) and Calliphora vomitoria (Linnaeus, 1758) and one belonged to subfamily Luciliinae Lucilia sericata (Meigen, 1826).
In most of these cases there were predisposing conditions such as trauma or neoplasm that led to secondary facultative cerebral myiasis by species typically used for maggot therapy (Calliphora vomitoria and Phaenicia sericata) [3, 5].
The use of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I gene (COI) to differentiate two UK blowfly species--Calliphora vicina and Calliphora vomitoria. Forensic Science International 164: 179-182.
Bluebottle fly These flies (Calliphora vomitoria) resemble the housefly and are sold commercially for pollination of crops including carrots, broccoli, lettuce and canola.
The use of mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I gene (COI) to differentiate two UK blowfly species-Calliphora vicina and Calliphora vomitoria. Forensic Sci.
Purification and characterization of a galactose-specific agglutinin from the haemolymph of the larval stages of the insect Calliphora vomitoria. Developmental and Comparative Immunology 16: 31-39.
They were fed blow flies (Calliphora vomitoria) and given water twice a week.
Localisation of sulfakinin neuronal pathways in the blowfly Calliphora vomitoria. Cell Tissue Res 1994;275:177-86.
The effects of CalliFMRFamides and other FMRFamide-related neuropeptides on the activity of the heart of the blowfly Calliphora vomitoria. J.
These included Machimus sp., Chrysomya rufifacies, Calliphora vomitoria, Phaenicia Sericata and Musca domestica.