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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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They belonged to 16 families: Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Fanniidae, Anthomyidae, Scatophagidae, Sarcophagidae, Syrphidae, Piophilidae, Ulidiidae, Phoridae, Sphaeroceridae, Empididae, Chloropidae, Sciaridae, Psycodidae and Mycetophilidae.
Flies which come to humans and animals belong to the Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Syrphidae, Phoridae, Piophilida, Sarcophagidae and Psychodidae families.
En Venezuela, se han realizado reportes de infestaciones en aves silvestres, mayormente paseriformes, por larvas de especies de moscas de la familia Muscidae, genero Philornis spp.
Most flies are not decomposers or scavengers but calyptratae flies in the families: Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae, Muscidae and Fanniidae are strongly attracted to excrement, secretions and decaying material.
Las especies de Sarcophagidae y Muscidae fueron mas numerosas durante el verano, y su menor abundancia se registro en invierno.
This represents only the tenth record of phoresy of Anoplura by Diptera and the fifth record by Muscidae.
Las moscas sarcosaprofagas o carroneras mejor estudiadas en este contexto pertenecen a las familias Calliphoridae (moscas metalicas), Sarcophagidae (moscas de la carne) y Muscidae (mosca comun y sus similares), su rol ecologico es importante dada su predominancia en estas comunidades (Hanski 1987a; Ives 1991).
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.
Dentre os dipteros, foram identificadas como visitantes florais: Calliphoridae (98 ob servacoes), Muscidae (160) e Syrphidae (27).
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
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).