Fannia

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Fannia

 [fan´e-ah]
a genus of flies whose larvae have caused both intestinal and urinary infestation in humans.
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Fannia

(fan'ē-ă),
A genus of flies of the family Muscidae. Species include Fannia canicularis (the lesser housefly), commonly observed in kitchens or near food, which resembles Musca domestica (the common housefly) but is somewhat smaller and has three brown stripes on the thorax, and Fannia scalaris (the latrine fly), which commonly lays eggs in liquid feces of humans and animals and may be distinguished from Fannia canicularis by two brown stripes on its thorax.
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Fan·ni·a

(fan'ē-ă)
Fly; genus of the family Muscidae. Species include F. canicularis (the lesser housefly), commonly observed in kitchens or near food, which resembles Musca domestica (the common housefly) but is somewhat smaller and has three brown stripes on the thorax, and F. scalaris (the latrine fly), which commonly lays eggs in liquid feces of humans and animals and may be distinguished from F. canicularis by two brown stripes on its thorax.
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