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Family Calliphoridae - Blow Flies

 
 
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Lucilia bufonivora, Not Lucilia silvarum (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Causes Myiasis in Anurans in North America With Notes About
By Whitworth, T. L., Bolek, M. G., & Arias-Robledo, G
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2020
Full Title: Lucilia bufonivora, Not Lucilia silvarum (Diptera: Calliphoridae), Causes Myiasis in Anurans in North America With Notes About Lucilia elongata and Lucilia thatuna

Molecular work reveals that the holarctic species Lucilia bufonivora, previously thought to be absent in North America, is to blame for cases of Anuran myiasis previously attributed to Lucilia silvarum or Lucilia elongata. Given this revelation, L. silvarum is now thought to be strictly saprophytic. Further research is needed to determine whether L. elongata is capable of Anuran myas

Blow flies of North America: Keys to the subfamilies and genera of Calliphoridae, and to the species of the subfamilies...
By Jones N., Whitworth T., Marshall S.A.
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 39: 1-191, 2019
Full title: Blow flies of North America: Keys to the subfamilies and genera of Calliphoridae, and to the species of the subfamilies Calliphorinae, Luciliinae and Chrysomyinae

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Blow flies (Diptera;Calliphoridae) of eastern Canada with a key to Calliphoridae subfamilies and genera of eastern North America
By Marshall S.A., Whitworth T., Roscoe L.
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification 11: 1-93, 2011
Full title: Blow flies (Diptera; Calliphoridae) of eastern Canada with a key to Calliphoridae subfamilies and genera of eastern North America, and a key to the eastern Canadian species of Calliphorinae, Luciliinae and Chrysomyiinae
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Keys to the genera and species of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of America north of Mexico
By Whitworth T.L.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 108: 689–725, 2006
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(this important printed paper was added as a 'Links' entry some time ago)

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
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Revision of the Nearctic Calliphora Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
By Tantawi TI, Whitworth TL, Sinclair BJ
Zootaxa 4226: 301–347, 2017

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.

 
 
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