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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A water-specific aquaporin is expressed in the olfactory organs of the blowfly, Phormia regina.
Is aggregated oviposition by the blow flies Lucilia sericata and Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliphoridae) really pheromone-mediated?
rufifacies and Phormia regina (Meigen) (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Diet nutriment and rearing density effect the growth of black blowfly larvae Phormia regina (Diptera: Calliophoridae).
Larvae of members of the genera Phormia (black blowfly), Lucilia (greenbottle) and Calliphora (blue bottle) may also be secondary invaders of wounds in man.
Otras especies de larvas morfologicamente similares al GBG, con frecuencia invasores secundarios o facultativos de las heridas, son Phormia regina (Meigen), Lucilia (=Phaenicia) sericata (Meigen), Calliphora vicina (Robineau-Desvoidy) y Chrysomya rufifacies (Maquart) y esto ha resultado en numerosas identificaciones erroneas en el pasado (20).
Para su correcta identificacion es necesario distinguir al GBG de otras especies de moscas que eventualmente pueden infestar las heridas de animales y seres humanos como el gusano barrenador secundario Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius) (9), Phormia regina (Meigen), Lucilia (Phaenicia) sericata (Meigen), Calliphora vicina (Robineau-Desvoidy) y Chrysomya rufifacies (Maquart) (10).
Application of precocene and meth oprene to Phormia regina (black blow fly) inhibited oocyte development and lowered the amount of vitellogenin, respectively (Yin et al.
Arthropoda Adults Larvae Insecta Calliphoridae Phormia regina (Meigen) 13 Cimicidae Cimex pilosellus (Horvath) 20 6 Dermestidae Anthrenus sp.
Her zoology project, "Tracing Juvenile Hormones through Ligation in Phormia," examines life changes and their effect on growth.
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.