sarcophagous


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sar·coph·a·gous

 (sär-kŏf′ə-gəs) also sar·co·phag·ic (sär′kə-făj′ĭk, -fā′jĭk)
adj.
Flesh-eating; carnivorous.

sarcophagous

(sɑːˈkɒfəɡəs)
adj
1. consuming flesh; carnivorous
2. having the appearance or quality of a sarcophagus
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this is the case of most of the larvae of Diptera living in rotting organic matter such as sarcophagous, so many families, like coprophagous with Muscidae and Stratiomyidae or even like of necrophagous such as Calliphoridae and some Sarcophagidae according to [23].
Sometimes the identification of sarcophagous insects including the species from the Coleoptera can be puzzling because of the similar morphological markers, and it can be difficult or even impossible to identify the immature stages of many species.
maculatus and eventually, sarcophagous moths such as T.