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Genus Cochliomyia - Screwworm Flies

ID confirmation/correction - Cochliomyia macellaria - male Fly - Cochliomyia macellaria green fly with black stripes and orange head/eyes - Cochliomyia macellaria - male Cochliomyia macellaria - male Cochliomyia macellaria - female primary Screwworm - Cochliomyia hominivorax? - Cochliomyia hominivorax - male Secondary Screwworm (Cochliomyia macellaria)? - Cochliomyia macellaria - female Fly - Cochliomyia macellaria
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
Genus Cochliomyia (Screwworm Flies)
Explanation of Names
Cochliomyia Townsend 1915
'snail fly'
4 spp., all in our area(1)(2)
in our area, throughout US to so. Canada; 2 spp. are Neotropical and only reach so. FL, one has been eradicated (formerly widespread in so. US north to SC-IN-IA-c.CA), so C. macellaria is the only species one may expect to encounter(1)
two spp. cause myiasis and considered pests: C. hominivorax (Primary Screwworm, extirpated) and C. macellaria (Secondary Screwworm, widespread)(3)