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Flashcards in Musca domestica Deck (13):
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class

insecta

2

phylum

arthropoda

3

order

diptera

4

common name

house fly

5

hosts

domestic animals and humans

6

adult size

5.5-7.5mm

7

adult characteristics

sticky hairs on legs
sponging mouth parts

8

life cycle

female lays eggs
eggs in manure or rotting organic material
eggs hatch- produce larvae
3 larval instars develop to pupae
pupae develop to adult flies

9

____shaped eggs

banana

10

pathogenesis

mechanical vectors of disease agents
annoyance

11

reproductive capacity is ______

HUGE

12

diagnosis

fly identification

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treatment

insecticides
screens