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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
Classification
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
Numbers
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.