Sarcophagidae


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Sarcophagidae

[‚sär·kə′fa·jə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of the myodarian orthorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Calypteratae comprising flesh flies, blowflies, and scavenger flies.
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Order Family Genus and Species Days Post -placement Fall 2009--Otter Diptera Sarcophagidae Sarcophaga spp.
1) Species in the families Muscidae, Calliphoridae, and Sarcophagidae are of particular interest to military vector control specialists because of their ability to rapidly degrade troop health through mechanical transmission of enteric pathogens such as the causal agents of dysentery and cholera.
Tommy Atkins', nos Estados da Bahia e Pernambuco, observou varios insetos que visitaram as flores, mas os mais importantes foram moscas de diversas familias: Calliphoridae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, Milichidae, Muscidae, Otitidae, Sarcophagidae, Syrphidae, Tachinidae, Tephritidae e Tipulidae.
In our study, the sarcophagidae (flesh flies) were well-represented at each site.
To determine whether spiders feed on carrion, we fed them flies in the families Muscidae, Calliphoridae, and Sarcophagidae.
Species of genus Brachymeria Westwood are important primary parasitoids of muscoid Diptera, such as the species of the Sarcophagidae family (Grissell and Schauff, 1990).
The Tabi site, however, yielded eight additional families: Sarcophagidae, Ropalomeridae, Drosophilidae, Therevidae, Ceratopogonidae, Sciomyzidae, Calliphoridae, and Platystomatidae.
A genus of aerobic, gram-negative, nonmotile rods, Ignatzschineria was first isolated from flies of the family Sarcophagidae (from the Greek sarco ["flesh"] + phage ["eating"]) by Erika Toth et al.
Species from at least 23 dipteran families exploit carrion as a food source, of which Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae, Muscidae and Fanniidae are the most important (Savage 2002).
2) Flies that cause myiasis are grouped into three families: Calliphoridae (blowflies), Sarcophagidae (flesh flies) and Oestridae (bot flies).
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