Calliphoridae


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Calliphoridae

[‚kal·ə′fȯr·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The blow flies, a family of myodarian cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the subsection Calypteratae.
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Fakoorziba, "Nosocomial myiasis with Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in an ICU patient in Mashhad, northeastern of Iran," Archives of Iranian medicine, vol.
At this stage, did not register nor the type of flies, because we have not set any trap, But we noticed the arrival of the first group of Calliphoridae. Bloated (2 days): the principal component of decomposition process, begins during this stage, we have registered a large number of Necrophagous Diptera at 4550 individual.
La mosca verde-azul Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel, 1858) conocida comunmente como "gusano barrenador del Nuevo Mundo", "coquerel" o "screwworm" ("gusano tornillo") en lengua sajona, o "gusanera" en los paises latinoamericanos, pertenece a la familia Calliphoridae. La misma es una mosca productora de miiasis primaria, y posee una especial atraccion hacia lesiones recientes con sangre fresca, tal como se da en las miiasis de animales o de humanos con heridas o lesiones abiertas, siendo considerada una mosca especialista de este tipo de lesiones y su agente causal mas comun en America, en cuyos bordes la hembra deposita entre 200 a 400 huevos en linea y superpuestos; sin embargo, es importante denotar que sus larvas no se alimentan de tejido necrotico (biontofagas) [2,9].
GOSA, et al., 2009.--Probables casos de parasitismo de Lucilia bufonivora (Diptera : Calliphoridae) en anuros del norte iberico.
Though blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) represent the most heavily scrutinized carrion-breeders by ecologists and forensic scientists (Amendt et al.