Cochliomyia


Also found in: Wikipedia.

Cochliomyia

(kok'lē-ō-mī'yă),
A genus of fleshflies (family Calliphoridae); the larvae of which develop in decaying flesh or carrion or in wounds or sores.

Cochliomyia

/Coch·lio·my·ia/ (-mi´ah) a genus of flies, including C. hominivo´rax, the screw-worm fly, which deposits its eggs on animal wounds; after hatching, the larvae burrow into the wound and feed on living tissue.

Cochliomyia

a genus of the fly family of insects Calliphoridae. See callitroga. Includes C. hominivorax (New world screw-worm), C. macellaria.
References in periodicals archive ?
Oral myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax treated nonsurgically with nitrofurazone: report of 2 cases.
Knipling as an alternative for vector control or even eradication of the screwworm fly, Cochliomyia hominivorax, which used to plague the cattle farms in the USA, affecting the leather industry.
Many programs were developed on using SIM in pest control and the most successful one was the eradication of the screw worm fly, Cochliomyia hominivorax from the island of Curacao, U.
Traumatic Myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax (DIPTERA: CALLIPHORIDAE) in a Cock.
Miasis oral por Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae) en una paciente geriatrica de Costa Rica.
Cochliomyia hominivorax es responsable del mayor numero de casos de miasis en America y de las formas mas graves de miasis humana (17).
The SIT and IS techniques have been used very successfully in AWIPM programs with strategic objectives including containment, suppression and eradication against a number of major insect pests: New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) (Wyss 2000), tsetse flies, Glossina spp.
Our collections based on baited traps, obtained 31 Calliphoridae specimens in five genera, and six species: Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, 1819), Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius, 1775), Hemilucillia segmentaria (Fabricius, 1805), Lucilia eximia (Wiedemann 1819), Mesembrinella bicolor (Fabricius, 1805) and Mesembrinella peregrina Aldrich, 1922.
In South America, the species that most frequently cause myiasis are Dermatobia hominis and Cochliomyia hominivorax.
Associacao entre larvas de Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius) e Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann), Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius) e Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius) (Calliphoridae, Diptera) sod condicoes de laboratorio.
The specimens of Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius 1775) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Peckia sp.
Este estudio tuvo como objetivo evaluar la longevidad de los adultos y capacidad reproductiva de Cochliomyia macellaria, provenientes de formas inmaduras, criadas con dieta de mollejas de pollo en comparacion con aquellas alimentadas con carne.