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The family of flies (order Diptera) that includes the houseflies (Musca) and stable flies (Stomoxys).
[L. musca, fly]
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Resistance to pyrethroid insecticides in house flies, Musca domestica L., (Diptera: Muscidae) collected from urban areas in Punjab, Pakistan.
Macrocheles muscadomesticae (Acari: Macrochelidae) and a species of Uroseius (Acari: Polyaspididae) phoretic on Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae): effects on dispersal and colonization of poultry manure.
Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae (Rondani, 1875) (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) is to be a solitary parasitoid that controls a great number of Diptera in the families Anthomyiidae, Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Sarcophagidae, Tachinidae and Tephritidae.
A.% F.O.% Calliphoridae Lucilia sericata 41,04 79 Chrysomya albiceps 22,01 79 Muscidae Muscina stabulans 1,50 79 Musca domestica 13,37 100 Muscinae sp.
Monitoring house fly, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae), population in caged-layer poultry houses using jug-trap.
Four records from Durden (1990) are of Muscidae, namely: Mitzmain (1912): Haematopinus tuberculatus (Burmeister) (as H.
Order Family Scientific name Numbers of prey items Males Females (n = 20) (n = 20) Diptera Culicidae Culex pipiens 8 10 Muscidae Musca domestica 6 5 Noctuidae Plusia gamma 2 1 (Autographa gamma) Lepidoptera Noctuidae Pseudaletia 1 1 unipunctata Pyralidae Chilo suppressalis 1 1 Orthoptera Gryllidae Gryllus desertus 1 1 Gryllidae Gryllus domesticus 1 1 Blattaria Blattidae Periplaneta 1 1 americana Hemiptera Cicadellidae Cicadella viridis 1 1 Cataglyphis nodus 1 1 Camponotus sp.
Las moscas sarcosaprofagas o carroneras mejor estudiadas en este contexto pertenecen a las familias Calliphoridae (moscas metalicas), Sarcophagidae (moscas de la carne) y Muscidae (mosca comun y sus similares), su rol ecologico es importante dada su predominancia en estas comunidades (Hanski 1987a; Ives 1991).