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Musca

(mus -kă) (Fly) A small constellation in the southern hemisphere near Crux, lying in the Milky Way, the brightest stars being of 2nd and 3rd magnitude. It contains the 7th-magnitude globular clusters NGC 4833 and NGC 4372. Abbrev.: Mus; genitive form: Muscae; approx. position: RA 13h, dec –70°; area: 138 sq deg.

Musca

[′məs·kə]
(astronomy)
A southern constellation, right ascension 12 hours, declination 70°S. Also known as Fly.
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This species exhibits great diversity both morphologically [2-4] and genetically [4-6] recognized three forms constituents of a geographic cline of Musca domestica, based on the ratio of frons to head width of males and on abdominal coloration [7], on the other hand, rejected Sacca's classification and proposed the subspecific taxon Musca domestica for all houseflies outside the Ethiopian region.
The Musca domestica adults originated from Tollinton market in Lahore in Punjab province, Pakistan and were kept in plastic cages (15cmx15cmx15cm).
Musca, who left his job as chief of staff last month when Nicolas Sarkozy resigned, was expected to become head of French financial house, Caisse des Depots et Consignations, or of the European Stability Mechanism, the EUR500bn (USD621bn) bailout fund set up by European institutions, and scheduled to be operative in July.
Epidemiological potential of excretion and regurgitation by Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) in the dissemination of Escherichia coli O157: H7 to food.
They were arrested when the Musca investigation - involving agents from HM Customs, the DWP, the North East Immigration Crime Team, and Newcastle City Council - ended in a spate of home raids last October.
The constellation was later published by Bayer as a companion to Musca the Fly, where it rightfully deserves its place among the stars.
Earlier, Minister al-Hussein held a number of coordination meetings with different French bodies where he discussed with Assistant Secretary General for Economic Affairs in the French Presidency Xavier Musca steady improvement of the economic and financial relations between the two countries.
Flies live in close association with humans, the most important include the housefly family, with the genera Musca, Fannia and Muscina; the biting flies, Stomoxvs (Family Muscidae); the blowflies, Chrysomya, Calliphora and Lucilia; and the flesh-flies, Sarcophaga (7).
In conclusion, there are various databases for different stages of the product development, with the following disadvantages (Musca et al., 2008):