muscoid


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muscoid

(myūs'koyd),
Referring to flies of the family Muscidae.
[L. musca, fly, + -oid]
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However, studies related to aggregation of organisms transported mechanically by Muscoid Diptera are few, and in this study we evaluate the frequency that the transported organism aggregated with other organisms in the same sample, i.
The present report on lesser muscoid flies in tsunami-hit costal villages of southern India one year after disaster suggests that the post-disaster relief efforts were mainly responsible for preventing occurrence of any control outbreak of any vector borne diseases.
Amazingly, though flies are typically regarded as nothing more than a pesky nuisance, this image of a muscoid fly conveys an element of wonder, and beat out over 1,700 photomicrographs that beautifully captured everything from crystallized potassium chlorate to seaweed to Velcro.
A similar argument applies to invertebrates as well: although rove beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae) are found in many types of decaying organic matter, such as carrion, they do not actually consume carrion, but prefer to feed upon the larvae of muscoid flies (Diptera) (Reed 1958).
They are single-minded; they choose only muscoid flies on which to feed and release their progeny.
Dynamics of Entomophthora muscae (Zygomycetes: Entomophthoraceae) among naturally infected muscoid fly (Diptera: Muscidae) hosts.
Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and an unidentified muscoid fly (Diptera: Muscidae) each in the summer and fall (Table 1, Fig.
Background & objectives: In the tsunami (December 2004) affected coastal villages located on southern parts of Coramandel Coast of India, seawater intrusion has created serious problems for the people, in order to assess the risk of outbreak of fly-borne diseases, a longitudinal study for one year was carried out to investigate muscoid fly abundance and their distribution in relation to various phases of relief measures in disaster-hit villages.
Life history of Spalangia gemina Boucek (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), a fast-breeding microhymenopteran pupal parasitoid of muscoid flies.
Many insect species are associated with environmental conditions created by man (synanthropy), especially muscoid flies (e.
Microsporidioses of Muscidifurax raptor (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) and other pteromalid parasitoids of muscoid flies.
Evaluation of the effectiveness of parasitoid releases continues to rely on the use of either live sentinel muscoid pupae or collection of wild pupae as hosts of the parasitoids.