Glossinidae


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Glossinidae

[glä′sin·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The tsetse flies, a family of cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the section Pupipara.
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Glossina austeni (Diptera: Glossinidae) eradicated from the island of Unguja, Zanzibar, using the sterile insect technique.
Glossina austeni (Diptera: Glossinidae) eradicated on the island of Unguja, Zanzibar, using the sterile insect technique.
The Mormotomyiidae are one of four Diptera families with extant species now endemic to the Afrotropical Region, the others being the Glossinidae, Marginidae and Natalimyzidae (Kirk-Spriggs & Stuckenberg 2009).
(2002) this is a promising alternative for controlling fruit flies, as they are known to be pathogenic to Diptera like African fly tse-tse Glossina morsitans morsitans Westwood, 1851 (Diptera: Glossinidae) (Kaaya and Munyinyi 1995), C.
brevipalpis (Diptera: Glossinidae) in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.