Int J Legal Med. Apr;(2) Epub Oct The blowfly Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) as a new forensic indicator in. Chrysomya albiceps is a species belonging to the blow fly family, Calliphoridae. It is of great medical and sanitary importance, being associated with myiasis in. PDF | On Jan 1, , Valentina Slavevska-Stamenković and others published Forensic use of Chrysomya albiceps (Wiedemann, ): the.

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The column of the ventral process was triangular in shape and the apex of the column of the dorsomedial process presented numerous spines.

Studies showed that predation by C. The larvae of Chrysomya rufifacies are the most easily identified stage of the species. The genus Chrysomya contains 12 species, [3] several of which cause primary and secondary myiases of domestic animals.

The first instar larvae retrieved from the wool gave origin to C. Retrieved from ” https: The objective of the present study was to explore the association between two species of larvae causing myiasis in sheep and to evaluate the morphological characteristics used for the determination of the species and their constancy along eight generations.


Molecular phylogeny of Chrysomya albiceps and C. The absence of the stigmal seta persisted throughout the generations on both sides, indicating that this trait was highly stable in the sample collected. The Canadian Entomologist 4 July Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford.

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A revision of the new world Chrysomyini Diptera: Sign In or Create an Account. Frons of females have a dark brown to black color.

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The hydrocarbon composition of the larvae was found to correlate with age. Calliphoridae Insects described in Diptera of Africa. Journal of Medical Entomology. It is known to occupy areas of Central America, Japan, and India. Adjacent to lesion and localized at the base of the wool coat many first-instar larvae were collected and placed in a flask containing g blood and meat. Molecular Phylogeny of Chrysomya albiceps and C. Two of the major predatory species of the family Calliphoridae include: Related articles in Web of Science Google Scholar.

A third-instar larva was also obtained from the same site and placed on 50g of meat and blood. These characteristics allowed identifying these specimens as C. Chrysomya albiceps feeding on rotting meat.

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Chrysomya adults are typically metallic albicceps with thick setae on the meron and plumose arista. Three newly introduced blowflie species in southern Brazil Diptera: Since this larva was not fully developed, it was assumed that the remaining ones were preyed upon by the C. Chrysomya like other fly genera are holometabolous and develop along four stages: It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.


The two species have a similar biology and the morphological differences are slight prostigmatic [1] bristle present in C. In South Africa, P.

Would Chrysomya albiceps (Diptera: Calliphoridae) be a beneficial species?

Chrusomya consisting of individuals were formed with the adult specimens obtained from the larvae and kept in two cages. Sign in via your Institution Sign in. Wikispecies has information related to Chrysomya albiceps. If females participate in group ovipositionthe results are much larger masses containing thousands of eggs that may completely cover a decomposing carcass.

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