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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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Relative efficiency of biological transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) compared with mechanical transmission by Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae).
(Diptera: Muscidae) is known as mechanical vectors of many pathogens including bacteria, fungi, viruses, helmints and protozoans.
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).
Longevidad y fecundidad de Podisus nigrispinus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) alimentado con Musca domestca (Diptera: Muscidae) y frijol.
Human urinary myiasis caused by Fannia canicularis (Diptera, Muscidae) larvae in Algeria.
According to Athias-Binche (1984), the species appears to be specialized with muscoid flies, and it is believed that there is, simultaneously, an interaction of phoresy and a predation relation, feeding on the eggs and the newly hatched larvae of Muscidae (Flechtmann 1975).
(2017) Fly maggots (Diptera: Calliphoridae, Muscidae) and associated microorganisms in Gaborone.
The adults of some species of the family Muscidae are vectors, through their bite or in a passive manner, for the pathogens of diseases such as typhoid fever, dysentery, anthrax and African sleeping sickness.
They belonged to 16 families: Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Fanniidae, Anthomyidae, Scatophagidae, Sarcophagidae, Syrphidae, Piophilidae, Ulidiidae, Phoridae, Sphaeroceridae, Empididae, Chloropidae, Sciaridae, Psycodidae and Mycetophilidae.
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.