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

Phormia

a genus of blowflies. P. regina and P. terra-novae are involved in cutaneous myiasis in North America.
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rufifacies and Phormia regina (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
2 Diptera Calliphoridae Chrysomya megacephala 2 Diptera Calliphoridae Chrysomya rufifacies 2,8 Diptera Muscidae Musca domestica 2 Diptera Calliphoridae Phormia regina 2 Diptera Muscidae Hydrotaea leucostoma 4 Diptera Stratiomyidae Hermetia illucens 8 Diptera Fanniidae Fannia spp.
Arthropoda Adults Larvae Insecta Calliphoridae Phormia regina (Meigen) 13 Cimicidae Cimex pilosellus (Horvath) 20 6 Dermestidae Anthrenus sp.
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coeruleiviridis, the most common species found in baited beef liver traps and at pig carcasses in New Jersey are Lucilia sericata (Meigen) and Phormia regina (Meigen) (L.
The influence of nutritional and hormonal facts on egg development in the blowfly Phormia regina (Meig.