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Subfamily Chrysomyinae

Blow flies? - Chrysomya rufifacies Secondary screwworm? - Cochliomyia macellaria Secondary screwworm? 2 - Cochliomyia macellaria - male Cochliomyia macellaria? - Cochliomyia macellaria - female Brown eyed fly - Chrysomya - female Buttless Wonder - Chrysomya megacephala Calliphoridae - Cochliomyia macellaria Blue fly - Cochliomyia macellaria - male
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Diptera (Flies)
No Taxon (Calyptratae)
Superfamily Oestroidea
Family Calliphoridae (Blow Flies)
Subfamily Chrysomyinae
40 spp. in 7 genera in our area (of which 28 spp. of Protocalliphora)(1)
Works Cited
1.Keys to the genera and species of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of America north of Mexico
Whitworth T.L. 2006. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 108: 689–725.