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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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.
FAMILY Muscidae Latreille SUBFAMILY Atherigoninae Fan Genus Atherigona Rondani A.
Potential fecundity and some questions on reproduction in flies of the family Muscidae.