Musca domestica

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Synonyms for Musca domestica

common fly that frequents human habitations and spreads many diseases

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Musca domestica was collected in most seasons and was most abundant on the spring raccoon carcass, compared to other carcasses (Fig.
Identification and cloning of a key insecticide-metabolizing glutathione s-transferase (MdGST6A) from a hyper insecticide-resistant strain of the housefly Musca domestica.
The housefly, Musca domestica, can transmit a large number of diseases to man owing to their habit of visiting almost indiscriminately faeces and other unhygienic matter and then the food of man.
The title Musca Domestica (Latin for "common housefly") evokes the word "muse," "music," "musing" and "a muse meant" (a pun worked by Robert Duncan in his 1956 book Letters), as well as ancient fly lore.
But then O'Brochta and Atkinson's team found the element they named Hermes, in the common housefly Musca domestica.
In addition to the materials already mentioned above, this sediment contained pupae of the house fly Musca domestica.
This pattern is evidenced for Lucilia eximia (Wiedemann, 1819), Cochliomyia macellaria (Fabricius, 1775) (Calliphoridae), Ravinia belforti (Prado & Fonseca, 1932) (Sarcophagidae) and Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (Muscidae) (Linhares 1981; Montoya et al.
procera have insecticidal activity against different insects such as Sarcophaga haemorrhoidalis (10), while the latex was used against the third stage larvae of Musca domestica (11).
Epidemiological potential of excretion and regurgitation by Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) in the dissemination of Escherichia coli O157:H7 to food.
But could the common house fly, Musca domestica, also play a role in spreading food poisoning bacteria such as Salmonella enteritidis to chickens--and their eggs--even before the foods get into the marketing chain?
rufipes when two different prey species, Musca domestica and Dermestes ater, were offered simultaneously.
More recently, the Barnard New Women Poets Prize has proved exciting: in 1997 Brenda Hillman chose Larissa Szporluk's Dark Sky Question, in 1998 Lyn Hejinian chose Jena Osman's The Character, and last year Heather McHugh selected Christine Hume's Musca Domestica.
This structure may be homologous with the dome-shaped fertilization chamber of Musca domestica (L.