Calliphoridae


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Related to Calliphoridae: Muscidae, Tachinidae, Dolichopodidae

Calliphoridae

[kal′əfôr′ədē]
Etymology: Gk, kallos, beauty, pherein, to bear
a family of medium-sized to large, usually hairy, metallic blue or green flies that belong to the order Diptera, serve as pathogenic vectors, and may cause intestinal or nasopharyngeal myiasis in humans. These flies include the genera Auchmeromyia, Calliphora, Chrysomyia, Cochliomyia, Cordylobia, Lucilia, Phaenicia, Phormia, and Sarcophaga.

Calliphoridae

the family containing most of the important blowflies, including Calliphora, Chrysomyia, Lucilia, Callitroga and Phormia spp.
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Dipterans belonging to 4 families, 7 genera and 11 species Among these one family was predominant; the family of Calliphoridae constituted 94.
Three fly species belonging to family Calliphoridae were identified out of three species, two belonged to subfamily Calliphorinae C.
Analise morfologica das formas imaturas de Sarconesia chlorogaster (Wiedemann) (Diptera, Calliphoridae, Toxotarsinae).
4) Los resultados obtenidos en este trabajo permiten ampliar la distribucion para tres especies de Calliphoridae y una especie de Muscidae.
Montoya AL, Sanchez JD, Wolff M (2009) Sinantropia de Calliphoridae (Diptera) del municipio La Pintada, Antioquia-Colombia.
Levantamiento de Calliphoridae, Fanniidae, Muscidae e Sarcophagidae em um fragmento de mata na Ilha do Governador; Rio de Janeiro, Brasil.
En estos casos, no se evidencia un aumento significativo del numero de especimenes de la familia Sarcophagidae, pero si una disminucion en la abundancia de los Calliphoridae.
Tommy Atkins', nos Estados da Bahia e Pernambuco, observou varios insetos que visitaram as flores, mas os mais importantes foram moscas de diversas familias: Calliphoridae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, Milichidae, Muscidae, Otitidae, Sarcophagidae, Syrphidae, Tachinidae, Tephritidae e Tipulidae.
Families included here are the Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Syrphidae, and Tachinidae (Kearns 2001); all but the Bombyliidae were detected at Ailanthus flowers in this study.
2005) his species attacks several species of Diptera, particularly those in the families Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Sarcophagidae and Tachinidae (Greenberg, 1971) N.
Los dipteros de mayor importancia pertenecen a las familias Sarcophagidae, Calliphoridae y Muscidae.
The Tabi site, however, yielded eight additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.