muscoid


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muscoid

(ˈmʌskɔɪd)
n
1. (Plants) a moss-like plant
2. (Zoology) any dipterous fly of the section Schizophora
adj
3. (Botany) (of a plant) moss-like
4. (Zoology) entomol of or relating to a muscoid fly, esp of the superfamily Muscoidea
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Isolation of Salmonella from muscoid flies at commercial animal establishments in San Bernardino County, California.
These high densities of infectious forms in the feces favor mechanical dissemination by Muscoid Diptera.
Four muscoid flies (Sarcophagidae and Muscidae) associated with human cadavers in Costa Rica.
New muscoid flies in the collection of the Deutsches Entomologisches Institut, in Berlin.
In the tsunami hit areas, the density of muscoid flies recorded immediately after the tsunami was 60-100 times higher and after a period of 12 months post-tsunami was 1-4 times higher, compared to tolerable levels reported by WHO (11).
Age structure and abundance in populations of muscoid flies from a poultry facility in Southeast Brazil.
Species of genus Brachymeria Westwood are important primary parasitoids of muscoid Diptera, such as the species of the Sarcophagidae family (Grissell and Schauff, 1990).
If present, adult muscoid pest flies (house flies, Musca domestica; stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans; and blow flies, Calliphoridae sp.
for his reflected light image of a muscoid fly (house fly).