Calliphoridae


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Calliphoridae: Muscidae, Tachinidae, Dolichopodidae
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Calliphoridae - blowflies
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
Calliphora, genus Calliphora - type genus of the Calliphoridae: blowflies
genus Lucilia, Lucilia - greenbottle flies
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in periodicals archive ?
Using a single insect larva retrieved from the scene and photographs of the body after it was removed, he identified the common blow fly of the Calliphoridae family.
A revision of the New World chrysomyini (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
The hairy maggot blow fly, Chrysomya rufifacies (Macquart) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), is a medically and forensically important species worldwide.
The term 'Species' occurred in 243 (14.5%) publications, 'New' occurred in 197 (11.8%) publications, and followed by the word 'Coleoptera' with 137 (8.2%) and 'Calliphoridae' with 123(7.4%) 'Entomology' with 121(7.2%) and 'Forensic' with 118 (7.1%).
Dipteran families including Asilidae, Calliphoridae, Muscidae and Tabanidae have also been found parasitized by entomopathogenic fungi (EVANS, 1982; WATSON et at., 1993; STEENBERG et al., 2001; LASTRA et al., 2006; ARAUJO & HUGHES, 2016).
From Diptera, six species from Syrphidae (Eristalis tenax, Eupeodes corollae, Melanostoma sp., Ischniodon scutellaris, Episyrphus balteatus, Eristalis smilis), two from Calliphoridae (Stomorpgina discolor, Chrysomya megacephala) one species each from Sarcophagidae (Sarcophaga sp.), Muscidae (Musca domestica), Tabanidae (Tabanus suleifrons) and Tachnidae (Prosena siberita) were recorded.
Biological activity of Pouteria sapota leaf extract on post-embryonic development of blowfly Chrysomya putoria (Wiedemann, 1818) (Calliphoridae).
These organisms were identified as Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Destruction of bacteria in the digestive tract of the maggot of Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae).