Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences (ISSN: 2582-3183)

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Short Notes on Bionomics and Taxonomy of Sarcophaga (Parasarcophaga) Albiceps (Meigen, 1826), a Fly of Veterinary Importance

Abesh Chakraborty*

Department of Health Science, University of the People, USA

*Corresponding Author:Abesh Chakraborty, Department of Health Science, University of the People, USA.

Received: October 21, 2022; Published: November 15, 2022


There are three families of Dipterans, namely Calliphoridae, Oestridae, and Sarcophagidae, that have been found to cause, a condition called myiasis in cattle, this condition may result in a decrease in milk, meat, and wool production. The current study envisages to use of taxonomy and bionomics to understand and identify, one of the most ubiquitous myiasis-causing flies fly, viz., Sarcophaga (Parasarcophaga) albiceps, a fly with high economic and veterinary importance, by field workers.

Keywords:Sarcophagidae; India; Morpho Descriptions; Sarcophaga (Parasarcophaga) Albiceps; Museology


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Citation: Abesh Chakraborty. “Short Notes on Bionomics and Taxonomy of Sarcophaga (Parasarcophaga) Albiceps (Meigen, 1826), a Fly of Veterinary Importance". Acta Scientific Veterinary Sciences 4.12 (2022): 45-49.


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