Sarcophagidae


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Sarcophagidae

(sar?ko-faj'i-de?) [ sarco- + phag- + -idea]
The family of flies of the order Diptera that includes the flesh flies. Females deposit their eggs or larvae on the decaying flesh of dead animals. Larvae of two genera, Sarcophaga and Wohlfahrtia, frequently infest open sores and wounds of humans, giving rise to cutaneous myiasis.
See: myiasis
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Order Family Genus and Species Days Post -placement Fall 2009--Otter Diptera Sarcophagidae Sarcophaga spp.
In the present study most abundant flies collected belonged to families Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae. Most frequent species were collected from rabbit carcass by different workers [16,17], at different places, the same species are collected by present authors.
The aim of the present contribution is to investigate the duration of the decomposition stages, as well as the frequency and abundance of calyptrate flies (Calliphoridae, Muscidae and Sarcophagidae) associated with a carbonized carcass, compared with those obtained for a corpse that has not been carbonized.
Sarcophagidae) (Orden: Familia) Tipo Etapa atacada Fungi; (Entomophthorales: Patogeno Adulto Entomophthoraceae) Fungi: (Hypocreales: Patogeno Ninfas y Cordycipitaceae) Adulto Fungi: (Hypocreales: Patogeno Ninfas y Clavicipitaceac) Adulto Aves; (Passeriformes: Depredador Ninfas y Mimidae) Adulto Aves: (Passeriformes: Depredador Ninfas Mimidae) Arachnida: (Araneae: Depredador Ninfas Araneidae) Insecta: (Coleoptera: Depredador Huevo Meloidae) Insecta: (Diptera: Depredador Ninfas Asilidae) Insecta: (Diptera: Parasitoide Adulto Sarcophagidae) Cuadro 3.
Additionally, considering that several Calliphoridae, Muscidae, and Sarcophagidae species cause myiasis and can transmit pathogens to man and other vertebrates (Guimaraes & Papavero 1999), the need for field surveys to fully establish the distribution of these species becomes clear.
Los califoridos, estridos, rinoforidos y sarcophagidos de Colombia (Diptera: Calliphoridae, Oestridae, Rhinophoridae, Sarcophagidae).
Bacteriological investigations on wound myiasis of sheep caused by Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Diptera: Sarcophagidae).
Flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) are typically saprophagous and frequently found associated to ephemeral resources, like carrion and faeces (Ives 1991, Mendes and Linhares 1993).
aberti han sido invadidos por moscas del genero Opsidia (Sarcophagidae) (Evans, 1959.