Eristalis


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E`ris´ta`lis


n.1.(Zool.) A genus of dipterous insects whose young (called rat-tailed larvæ) are remarkable for their long tapering tail, which spiracles at the tip, and for their ability to live in very impure and salt waters; - also called drone fly.
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Territoriality in the drone fly, Eristalis tenax (Diptera: Syrphidae).
A number of flying insects such as the hover fly Eristalis tanax, the Golden caddis fly Stenophylax permistus, the herald moth Scoliopteryx libatrix, and mosquitoes of the genus Culex commonly use underground chambers as over-wintering sites (Chapman 1993).
and Zimbabwe Eristalis tenax Sanguinivorous Auchmeromyia luteola Zimbabwe-Harare, Mutare and Hwange Type of myiasis Reference Ocular 15 16 17 18 19 20 Ocular and nasal 21 Cutaneous 22 23 24 25 26 27 28, 29, 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 37 Furuncular 38 39 40 41 42 43 39 44 45 39 46 Gastrointestinal 35 47 Intestinal 48 Rectal 35 Urinogenital 35 Sanguinivorous 35 Table 2.