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Musca domestica Linnaeus, 1758 (House-fly)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 16 images of Musca domestica (House-fly)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Musca domestica (House-fly)

Suggested Literature

Musca domestica may be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
BRACHYCERA
(short-horned flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
Calyptratae
(dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue & green bottles)
MUSCIDAE
(muscid flies: house fly, green bottles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Musca domestica is associated with:

larva Mammalia - mammals larva inhabits dung of Fonseca, E.C.M. d’Assis, 1968 [esp. in refuse dumps]
larva Magnoliopsida - flowering plants larva feeds on decaying debris Fonseca, E.C.M. d’Assis, 1968 [esp. in refuse dumps]

There may be more taxa associated with Musca domestica listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)

Associated with Musca domestica:

Musca domestica may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
DIPTERA
(two-winged flies)
Muscomorpha
(hover, scuttle, acalypterate, dung, house & parasitoid flies, blue/green bottles)
MUSCIDAE
(muscid flies: house fly, green bottles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Fonseca, E.C.M. d’Assis, 1968 Diptera: Cyclorrapha Calyptrata Sect (b) Muscidae
Jensen, A.B., Thomsen, L. & Eilenberg, J., 2006 Value of host range, morphological, and genetic characteristics within the Entomophthora muscae species complex
Keller, S., Kalsbeek, V. & Eilenberg, J., 1999 Redescription of Entomophthora muscae (Cohn) Fresenius
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