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Fly control in livestock and poultry production, by Novartis Animal Health Inc.
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A Review of the Genus Juriniopsis Townsend
Abstract: Problems of identification and the characters of the male genitalia are reviewed, with a key to the seven species. Lectotypes are designated for Juriniopsis adusta (Wulp), its synonym J. myrrhea (Brower and Bergenstamm), and Parafabricia nitidula (Wulp), the last a new generic reference that clarifies a badly mixed series which involved Juriniopsis in part.

Taxonomic and Host Catalogue of the Tachinidae of America North of Mexico - Genus CYLINDROMYIA Meigen, 1803
A listing of the Genus Cylindromyia Tachinid Fly species, by subgenus. Includes geographic ranges of the North American species north of Mexico, as well as species author, date, and synonyms.

The Ox Warble Flies
Description of life stages and identification of Hypoderma spp.

Mote, 1928. The Ox Warble Flies. Ohio Agricultural Experimental Station. Bulletin 428.

The Kelp-Flies of North America
An old work (1918) by J. M. Aldrich, but perhaps still useful in trying to ID some Fucellia to species, due its detailed descriptions and helpful line drawings.

If for some reason the link below fails, a stripped-down "full-text" version (i.e. without the nice original page formatting and figures) can be viewed here. (Note: Use the "Find" command in your browser with "The Kelp-Flies of North America"...or you'll have to scroll a long ways to get to the paper!) That said, for most purpos

Cluster flies of North America
Jewiss-Gaines, A., Marshall, S.A., Whitworth, T.L. 2012. Cluster flies (Calliphoridae: Polleniinae: Pollenia) of North America. Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification No. 19, 15 February 2012.

Interactive photo key to the six species of Pollenia occurring in North America.

Bug pheromones (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) and tachinid fly host-finding
Abstract: "Data and observations on wild tachinid flies that were attracted to traps baited with known or suspected pheromones for the following stink bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) are reported: Podisus maculiventris (SAY), Euschistus tristigmus (SAY), Thyanta custator accerra MCATEE, Acrosternum hilare (SAY), and Halyomorpha halys (STÅL). Halyomorpha halys, called the brown marmorated stink bug, is a newly invasive species in the eastern U. S., while the other stink bugs listed are native North American species. The following known tachinid parasitoids of stink bugs were captured: Euclytia flava (TOWNSEND) (Phasiinae), Gymnosoma par (WALKER) (Phasiinae), Euthera tentatrix LOEW (Dexiinae), Hemyda aurata ROBINEAU-DESVOIDY (Phasiinae), Cylindromyia fumipennis (BIGOT) (Phasiinae), and Trichopoda pennipes (F.) (Phasiinae).

The Anthomyiidae of California, Exclusive of the subfamily Scatophaginae (Diptera).
A useful resource for taxa as described in the title. Written H. C. Huckett by in 1971. Keys, distribution data, and figures...but unfortunately no detailed descriptions.

The "visit" link below will prompt you to download a PDF (an 11.5 MB file) of the entire monograph (121 pages, 111 figs, 27 maps)

 
 
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