Phoridae


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Phoridae

[′fȯr·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The hump-backed flies, a family of cyclorrhaphous dipteran insects in the series Aschiza.
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Algunas especies de dipteros de la familia Phoridae estan entre los enemigos naturales de las hormigas cortadoras de hojas, porque son sus parasitoides (Feener & Moss, 1990; Brown, 1997; Elizalde & Folgarait, 2010).
They belonged to 16 families: Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Fanniidae, Anthomyidae, Scatophagidae, Sarcophagidae, Syrphidae, Piophilidae, Ulidiidae, Phoridae, Sphaeroceridae, Empididae, Chloropidae, Sciaridae, Psycodidae and Mycetophilidae.
Flies which come to humans and animals belong to the Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Syrphidae, Phoridae, Piophilida, Sarcophagidae and Psychodidae families.
All Alysiinae are endoparasitoids cenobionts of ciclorraphous dipterous larvae (Griffiths, 1964; Wharton, 1997) and have as hosts specially species of Phoridae, Drosophilidae and Tephritidae (Ovruski et al.
Parasitoid diptera of the family Phoridae that attack leaf-cutter ants are an example of the diversity of species exploiting this habitat (Elizalde and Folgarait 2012; Folgarait 2013, Disney and Braganca 2014).
2006), which the objective was to study the effects of andiroba and copaiba oils on Phoridae pests of meliponine bee hives, it was observed that females of this family avoided ovipositing on pots that contained a mixture of pollen and andiroba oil.
Los saprofagos en el suelo del bosque estuvieron representados por las familias Forficulidae, Scarabaeidae, Phoridae (2%), Sphaeroceridae (0.
These insects have a remarkable biological role in the cycling of organic matter, once Phoridae larvae act in decaying animal or plants, while Drosophilidae larvae develop in fungi or decaying fruit (TRIPLEHORN; JONNSON, 2011).
The Phoridae were sorted from the other reared Diptera by OK and have been identified by RHLD, who describes four new species below.
In his writings and research, Brown focuses on small humpbacked flies called phorids, classified in the Phoridae family, which by current counts includes about 4,000 species.
Entomobryidae was the most prevalent family captured in the baited ramp-pitfall traps comprising 46% of the total captures followed by Phoridae which accounted for another 30% of the specimens.