Calliphoridae


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Related to Calliphoridae: Muscidae, Tachinidae, Dolichopodidae
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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
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There are approximately 50 species of Diptera (mostly in the families Oestridae, Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae) that regularly cause myiasis in humans.
Minimum and maximum development rates of some forensically important Calliphoridae (Diptera).
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.
Three entomophilous syndromes are recurrent among palms: (i) bee pollination (melliotophily), involving the genera Melipona, Apis and Trigona; (ii) beetle pollination (cantharophily), involving mostly Nitidulidae, Staphylinidae and Curculionidae; and (iii) fly pollination (myophily), involving families Calliphoridae, Syrphidae, and Drosophilidae, characteristic of some understory palm species.
The insect families in the Diptera, most often represent and belong to the Muscidae (true flies such as the housefly) and Calliphoridae (blow flies).
Among the diverse types of human myiasis that can occur in tropical regions, those in skin tissue are the most frequent, especially those generated by flies of the family Calliphoridae, of which the predominant species are Cordylobia anthropophaga (tumbu fly); C.
Each skeleton was associated with fly puparia--at least two genera, including Calliphoridae within hair mats, soft tissue and adhering to bones such as nasal conccae.
Jiron e Hedstrom (1985) observaram que, entre os insetos da ordem Diptera, representantes das familias Syrphidae, Calliphoridae e Tachinidae carregavam muitos graos de polen nas pernas e superficies ventrais da cabeca, torax e abdome, atuando como potenciais polinizadores.
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.
2005) his species attacks several species of Diptera, particularly those in the families Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Sarcophagidae and Tachinidae (Greenberg, 1971) N.
The Tabi site, however, yielded eight additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.