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Superfamily Oestroidea

 
 
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Molecular phylogenetics of Oestroidea (Diptera: Calyptratae) with emphasis on Calliphoridae...
By Marinho MAT, Junqueira ACM, Paulo DF, Esposito MC, Villet MH, Azeredo-Espina AML
Mol. Phylog. Evol. 65: 840-854, 2012
Full title: Molecular phylogenetics of Oestroidea (Diptera: Calyptratae) with emphasis on Calliphoridae: Insights into the inter-familial relationships and additional evidence for paraphyly among blowflies
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North American Species of Cuterebra, the Rabbit and Rodent Bot Flies (Diptera: Cuterebridae)
By Curtis W. Sabrosky
Entomological Society of America, College Park Maryland, 1986
This is the most current key to the 40 species of Cuterebra bot flies in North America. The key is meant for having the specimen in hand, and not all species are pictured, so takes some effort to use the key. But nice range maps and packed with information about each species of bot. Excellent bibliography for more detailed information, if desired. This is the best book on bots out there, but those not familar with terminology may struggle with it.

Auditory Parasitoid Flies Exploiting Acoustic Communication of Insects
By Berthold Hedwig and Daniel Robert
SpringerLink, 2013
This is chapter 4 in Insect Hearing and Acoustic Communication. Animal Signals and Communication and includes the following sections:

Parasitic Hearing Flies and Hosts
- Host Selection and Communication Signals
- Impact of Parasitic Flies on Host Communication Systems
Host Targeting Behaviour
The Ears of Parasitoid Flies
- Auditory Morphology and Comparison Between Species
- Biomechanics of the Dipteran Tympanal Ears
Organisation of the Auditory Pathway and Auditory Processing
- Auditory Afferents
- Structure and Response Properties of Auditory Interneurons
- Sensory-Motor Integration

Taxonomy and host relations of the tribe Ormiini in the Western Hemisphere (Diptera, Larvaevoridae)
By Sabrosky C.W.
Entomological Society of Washington, 1953
Includes a detailed description of Ormia lineifrons male and female, p.175-176.

Screwworm (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in the United States: Response to and Elimination of the 2016–2017 Outbreak in Florida
By Steven R Skoda, Pamela L Phillips, John B Welch
Journal of Medical Entomology, Vol.XX, 2018
Full article (PDF)

A review of the tachinid genera Siphophyto and Coronimyia (Diptera).
By Reinhard, H. J.
Proc. ent. Soc. Wash. 48: 79-92, 1946

A synopsis of the tachinid genus Leucostoma (Diptera)
By Reinhard H.J.
J. Kans. Ent. Soc. 29: 155-168, 1956

Oestrophasia (Cenosoma) sabroskyi (Diptera: Tachinidae), a Parasitoid of Artipus floridanus (Coleoptera: Curculionidae)...
By Kovarik, Peter W. and Stuart R. Reitz.
Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 98(3):245-251, 2005

 
 
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