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Flashcards in Musca autumnalis Deck (12):
1

common name

face fly

2

hosts

all equids

3

adults size

5.5-7.5mm

4

adult characteristics

4 dark longitudinal stripes on thorax
sponging mouthparts
sticky hairs on padlike structures on legs

5

egg size

1mm- banana shaped

6

life cycle

eggs develop to larvae
three larval instars develop to pupae
pupae develop to adult flies
females leave eggs in feces

7

adult flies feed on _____

face secretions

8

site of infection

animal secretions and wounds

9

pathogenesis

annoyance- drop of performance
transmits diseases

10

clinical signs

can interfere with grazing
eye disorders and conjunctivitis

11

diagnosis

confirm fly identification

12

treatment

Screens
Sanitation
Reduce breeding places
insecticides