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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Trypoxylon lactitarse nests in southern Brazil have been attacked by Chrysididae, Eulophidae, Ichneumonidae (Hymenoptera), Sarcophagidae and Phoridae (Diptera) (Buschini & Wolff 2006).
Blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) are the first to visit a carcass, followed by flesh (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) and house (Diptera: Muscidae) flies (Kreitlow 2010).
The members of Sarcophagidae, Ulidiidae and Fanniidae were also collected.
Typically, blowflies (Calliphoridae), flesh flies (Sarcophagidae), and house flies (Muscidae) are the primary indicators of the PMI (Catts and Haskell, 1991).
The utility of mitochondrial DNA fragments for genetic identification of forensically important sarcophagid flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae) in China.
Las moscas de la familia Sarcophagidae son ovoviviparos, sin excepcion, lo que significa que sus huevos eclosionan en el utero y la hembra depositan una larva viva en el hospedero (Shewell 1987).
The type specimens of Sarcophagidae (Diptera) housed at the Museo Argentino de Ciencias Naturales "Bernardino Rivadavia"
27 15 18.35 493 Muscidae 18 5 3.76 102 Sarcophagidae 2 2 0.40 174 Calliphoridae 1 1 0.04 56 Culicidae 7 6 1.70 216 Psychodidae 16 11 6.82 28 Dolichopodidae 1 1 0.04 172 Simuliidae 14 13 7.03 40 Otitidae 1 Tephritidae 1 1 0.04 7 Syrphidae 15 Stratiomidae 1 Tipulidae 15 Arachnida 13 3,07 314 Acari 7 6 1.62 230 Araneae 6 6 1.45 84 Larvae n.i.
Familia Especies Ejemplares Sciaridae 1 11 Dolichopididae 4 16 Richardiidae 1 3 Bibionidae 1 7 Micropezidae 1 7 Calliphoridae 1 3 Muscidae 2 3 Tephritidae 1 1 Syrphidae 3 6 Conopidae 1 1 Drosophilidae 1 4 Loncheidae 1 14 Psychodidae 1 1 Chironomidae 1 1 Sciomicyzidae 1 1 Pipunculidae 1 2 Sepsidae 1 2 Asyliidae 1 2 Sarcophagidae 1 1 Tabla 2.
Se registraron representantes de Ephydridae, Sepsidae, Pipunculidae, Sarcophagidae, Scatopsidae, Tephritidae y Sciomyzidae, pertenecientes a Diptera; Saldidae de Heteroptera; Hydrophilidae de Coleoptera; y Eulophidae, Pteromalidae, Mymaridae, Encyrtidae y Scelionidae de Hymenoptera.
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).
Although our study did not allow us to encounter natural enemies, Janzen and Hallwachs (2009) mentioned Lespesia aletiae Riley, 1879 (Tachinidae) and an unidentified species of Sarcophagidae as parasitoids of I grandirena.