Phormia

Phormia

(for'me-a)
A genus of blowflies belonging to the family Calliphoridae. Their larvae normally live in decaying flesh of dead animals, but they may infest neglected wounds or sores, causing myiasis.
See: blowfly; myiasis
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Pachycrepoideus vindemmiae is considered a parasitoid of pupae of a great number of Diptera, including species of the generaAnastrepha, Calliphora, Ceratitis, Chrysomya, Drosophila, Fannia, Haematobia, Hylemya, Lucilia, Megaselia, Musca, Ophyra, Ornidia, Oxysarcodexia, Palaeosepsis, Paratheresia, Phaenicia, Phormia, Poecilosomella, Peckia,
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rufifacies and Phormia regina (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
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macellaria Fab., Phormia regina Meig., Lucilia sericata Meig., L.