Eristalis


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Eristalis

(e-ris'ta-lis)
A genus of flies belonging to the family Syrphidae. The larva of the species E. tenax, called the rat-tailed maggot, may cause intestinal myiasis in humans. See: myiasis
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Noya, "Intestinal myiasis caused by Eristalis tenax," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Malvy, "Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by Eristalis tenax in France," Travel Medicine and Infectious Disease, vol.
In our country, three different cases caused by three different species including scrotal myiasis due to Dermatobia hominis in a 21-year old patient (12), urogenital myiasis due to Eristalis tenax in a 58-year old woman (13) and urogenital myiasis due to Lucilia sericata in another patient (8) were reported.
Males of the syrphids Eristalis tenax and Copestylum apiciferum perched on the ground along the ridgeline.
A number of flying insects such as the hover fly Eristalis tanax, the Golden caddis fly Stenophylax permistus, the herald moth Scoliopteryx libatrix, and mosquitoes of the genus Culex commonly use underground chambers as over-wintering sites (Chapman 1993).
5.36 Eristalis tenax 0.19 0.04 2.67 Eristalis arbustorum 0.46 0.03 Chrysotoxum intermedium 0.15 0.15 Scaeva selenitica 0.09 0.04 0.07 Eupeodes corollae 0.02 0.16 Sphaerophoria scripta 0.06 0.04 Platycheirus manicatus 0.16 Anthrax sp.