family Muscidae

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: 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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uncinatus) feeding on an insect larva (Diptera; probably of the family Muscidae), which is held in its chelipeds (Fig.
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.
The family Muscidae (Diptera) is a large group of flies that occupy a great number of ecological niches, and they are found in almost all biogeographic regions.
Family Muscidae known as houseflies because of Musca domestica, the most famous Muscuids.