Muscidae


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Related to Muscidae: Calliphoridae, Tabanidae, Tachinidae, Sarcophagidae, Tephritidae
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Noun1.Muscidae - two-winged flies especially the housefly
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Diptera, order Diptera - a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies
genus Musca, Musca - type genus of the Muscidae: houseflies
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76 900 Agromizidae 3 Anthomyiidae 1 Calliphoridae 9 Cecidiomyiidae 18 Chironomidae 29 Chloropidae 67 Culicidae 23 Dolichopodidae 4 Empididae 14 Muscidae 286 Mycetophilidae 243 Phoridae 3 Scathophagidae 1 Sciaridae 3 Simuliidae (Simulium sp.
P regina and Lucilia coeruleiviridis [Macquart]), Muscidae, Staphylinidae, and Silphidae (Benbow et al.
1) Species in the families Muscidae, Calliphoridae, and Sarcophagidae are of particular interest to military vector control specialists because of their ability to rapidly degrade troop health through mechanical transmission of enteric pathogens such as the causal agents of dysentery and cholera.
The insect families in the Diptera, most often represent and belong to the Muscidae (true flies such as the housefly) and Calliphoridae (blow flies).
3 Dt 1 1 A Collembola Dt 10 5 A Coleoptera, Elateridae Pr 26 15 I Coleoptera, Scirtidae Dt 481 24 I Diptera, Chironomidae Dt 54 16 I Diptera, Culicidae, Culex sp Dt 32 12 I Diptera, Drosophilidae Dt 1 1 A Diptera, Muscidae Dt 2 1 I Diptera, Tipulidae Dt 7 5 I Diptera, Ceratopogonidae Dt 10 8 I Embioptera Dt 1 1 A Homoptera, Aphidae Hb 1 1 A Homoptera, Cicadellidae Hb 1 1 A Hymenoptera, Formicidae (*) Pr 3 1 A * Isoptera, Termitidae (*) Dt 11 4 A * Lepidoptera Hb 46 13 I Orthoptera, Gryllidae Hb 5 5 A Orthoptera, Tettigoniidae Hb 7 7 A+I TOTAL Hb 874
Tommy Atkins', nos Estados da Bahia e Pernambuco, observou varios insetos que visitaram as flores, mas os mais importantes foram moscas de diversas familias: Calliphoridae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, Milichidae, Muscidae, Otitidae, Sarcophagidae, Syrphidae, Tachinidae, Tephritidae e Tipulidae.
Families included here are the Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Syrphidae, and Tachinidae (Kearns 2001); all but the Bombyliidae were detected at Ailanthus flowers in this study.
Species of the predominantly tropical genus Dirhinus may be of some economic importance as parasitoids of synanthropic Diptera (Calliphoridae, Muscidae and Sarcophagidae) and tephritid soft-fruit pests (Boucek & Narendran, 1981).
HOUSEFLIES are part of the muscidae family of flies.
The following 17 Dipteran families were recorded for both sites: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.
4 Dixidae 3 Chaoboridae 4 Ceratopogonidae 1 Chironomidae 3 3 Simulidae 11 7 Anisopodidae 1 Bibionidae 10 15 Mycetophilidae 3 Sciaridae 54 94 Stratiomyidae 1 17 Rhagionidae 4 Cecidomyiidae 3 Scatopsidae 2 Asilidae 2 Empidae 7 Dolichopodidae 11 6 Phoridae 10 15 Pipunculidae 3 Otitidae 7 4 Syrphidae 34 36 Sciomyzidae 1 Sepsidae 2 Tephritidae 1 2 Psilidae Lauxaniidae 5 6 Chamaemyiidae 1 1 Piophilidae 1 1 Heliomyzidae 1 1 Chloropidae 18 43 Anthomyzidae 6 Agromyzidae 12 10 Ephydridae 16 10 Milichiidae 2 15 Drosophilidae 9 4 Anthomyiidae 5 4 Muscidae 7 12 Tachinidae 4 5 Calliphoridae 1 2 Sarcophagidae 2 Lepidoptera 0.
Species from at least 23 dipteran families exploit carrion as a food source, of which Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae, Muscidae and Fanniidae are the most important (Savage 2002).