Chrysomyia

Chrysomyia

(kris'ō-mī'yă),
A genus of myiasis-producing fleshflies (family Calliphoridae) with medium-sized metallic-colored adults; includes the Old World screw worm, Chrysomyia bezziana (sometimes called Cochliomyia bezziana), which is a primary invader, comparable with Cochliomyia hominivorax, the New World screw worm fly, whereas Chrysomyia megacephala is an Old World equivalent to Cochliomyia macellaria, both being secondary or saprophytic invaders.
[G. chrysos, gold, + myia, fly]

Chrysomyia

/Chryso·my·ia/ (-mi´yah) a genus of flies whose larvae may be secondary invaders of wounds or internal parasites of humans.

Chrysomyia

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hominivorax (EUA: gallina) [15], a Chrysomyia bezziana (India: gallo) [12], (Malasia: pollo) [16], C.
The life-history and bionomics of Chrysomyia megacephala (Fab.
Esta ultima es una especie invasora cuyo limite sur de distribucion lo constituia la localidad de viedma (40[grados]48'S 63[grados]00'O) provincia de Rio Negro (Centeno, 1998), aunque se registraron pupas de Chrysomyia Robineau-Desvoidy, asociadas a cadaveres de Otaria flavescens en Punta Ninfas (42[grados]56'14.
A case of intestinal myiasis caused by the larva of Chrysomyia chloropyga Wied.
Chrysomyia megacephala es un excelente reciclador de materia organica en descomposicion (Levot et al.
Other genera belonging to Brachycera (Cyclorrapha) clade such as Cochliomyia, Chrysomyia, Phaenicia and Sarcophaga, besides being pathogens transporters, cause myiasis (Barriga, 2002).
Dispersal, density and habitat preference of the blow-flies chrysomyia albiceps (Wd.
Similar study by Nandi (2002) showed the presence of 41 species of Calliphorid flies, including species of genera Calliphora, Chrysomyia, Lucilia and Hemipyrellia which have diversified habitat and mostly are synanthropic, a few are forest inhabitants and attracted to garbages and dead bodies of vertebrates.
Interaction between Chrysomyia rufifacies and Cochliomyia macellaria (Diptera: Calliphoridae): the possible consequences of an invasion.
4) Larvae of Chrysomyia bezziana, the old world screw worm, are obligatory parasites in wounds and infestation is seen especially in India and Africa.
Biology of the blow flies of Chrysomyia megacephala, Chrysomyia rufifacies and Lucilla cuprina.
Taxon Estado ARACHNIDA Macrochelidae Ancistrocheles bregetovae Adultos Macrocheles sp Adultos Erythraeidae Leptus sp Larvas INSECTA Coleoptera Cleridae Necrobia rufipes Adultos Curcutionidae Xyleborus spp Adultos Dermestidae Dermestes sp Adultos Scarabaeidae Canthon mutabilis Adultos Diptera Calliphoridae Chrysomyia rufzfacies Larvas C.