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Pollenia Robineau-Desvoidy, 1830 (clusterflies)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 109 images of Pollenia (clusterflies)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of Pollenia (clusterflies)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Genus)

Taxon Rank #webs

Suggested Literature

Pollenia 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)
CALLIPHORIDAE
(blowflies, bluebottles, green bottles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

Pollenia is associated with:

larva Lepidoptera - butterflies and moths larva endoparasitises Minor van Emden, F.I.,, 1954
larva Lumbricidae - earthworms (Crassiclitellata) larva endoparasitises van Emden, F.I.,, 1954

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

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

Associated with Pollenia:

adult (dead) dead adult may be infected by Entomophthora muscae - an entomophagous fungus (Entomophthorales: Entomophthoraceae) Jensen, A.B., Thomsen, L. & Eilenberg, J., 2006

Pollenia 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)
CALLIPHORIDAE
(blowflies, bluebottles, green bottles)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Jensen, A.B., Thomsen, L. & Eilenberg, J., 2006 Value of host range, morphological, and genetic characteristics within the Entomophthora muscae species complex
van Emden, F.I.,, 1954 Diptera: Cyclorrhapha Calyptrata (I) Sect (a) Tachinidae and Calliphoridae
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