stable fly

Summary

Alias: biting house fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, Stomoxis calcitrans

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  1. Baleba S, Torto B, Masiga D, Weldon C, Getahun M. Egg-laying decisions based on olfactory cues enhance offspring fitness in Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae). Sci Rep. 2019;9:3850 pubmed publisher
    Selection of oviposition substrate is critical in holometabolous insects. Female stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans, locate and select vertebrate herbivore dung in which they lay their eggs...
  2. Olafson P. Molecular characterization and immunolocalization of the olfactory co-receptor Orco from two blood-feeding muscid flies, the stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans, L.) and the horn fly (Haematobia irritans irritans, L.). Insect Mol Biol. 2013;22:131-42 pubmed publisher
    ..highly conserved insect odorant co-receptor (Orco) were isolated from two representative biting fly species, the stable fly (Scal\Orco) and the horn fly (Hirr\Orco)...
  3. Kohara J, Takeuchi M, Hirano Y, Sakurai Y, Takahashi T. Vector control efficacy of fly nets on preventing bovine leukemia virus transmission. J Vet Med Sci. 2018;80:1524-1527 pubmed publisher
    ..This 3-year field study (2013-2016) aimed to confirm the potential of the blood-sucking stable fly as a risk factor of BLV transmission and to determine the efficacy of vector control on preventing the ..
  4. Gubbins S, Stegeman A, Klement E, Pite L, Broglia A, Cortiñas Abrahantes J. Inferences about the transmission of lumpy skin disease virus between herds from outbreaks in Albania in 2016. Prev Vet Med. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..associated with temperature, possibly through its influence on the relative abundance of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans. These two results together are consistent with LSDV being transmitted by the bites of blood-feeding ..
  5. Hogsette J, Foil L. Blue and Black Cloth Targets: Effects of Size, Shape, and Color on Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Attraction. J Econ Entomol. 2018;111:974-979 pubmed publisher
    b>Stable fly management is challenging because of the fly's dispersal behavior and its tendency to remain on the host only while feeding. Optically attractive traps have been used to survey and sometimes reduce adult populations...
  6. Semelbauer M, Mangová B, Barta M, Kozanek M. The Factors Influencing Seasonal Dynamics and Spatial Distribution of Stable Fly Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera, Muscidae) within Stables. Insects. 2018;9: pubmed publisher
    The biology of the stable fly is fairly well known, but factors influencing the distribution of adult stable flies within stables are still inadequately investigated. The four experimental stables were located in south western Slovakia...
  7. Tainchum K, Shukri S, Duvallet G, Etienne L, Jacquiet P. Phenotypic susceptibility to pyrethroids and organophosphate of wild Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) populations in southwestern France. Parasitol Res. 2018;117:4027-4032 pubmed publisher
    b>Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae), is an important vector of lumpy skin disease and bovine besnoitiosis in Europe. Control of this biting fly could represent a keystone in the containment of this emerging disease...
  8. Olesen A, Hansen M, Rasmussen T, Belsham G, Bødker R, Bøtner A. Survival and localization of African swine fever virus in stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) after feeding on viremic blood using a membrane feeder. Vet Microbiol. 2018;222:25-29 pubmed publisher
    ..ASFV transmission from stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans, has previously been shown both mechanically and via ingestion of whole flies...
  9. Friesen K, Berkebile D, Zhu J, Taylor D. Laboratory Rearing of Stable Flies and Other Muscoid Diptera. J Vis Exp. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    Stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans, are serious pests of livestock, humans, companion animals and wildlife worldwide...

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  1. Tangtrakulwanich K, Albuquerque T, Brewer G, Baxendale F, Zurek L, Miller D, et al. Behavioural responses of stable flies to cattle manure slurry associated odourants. Med Vet Entomol. 2015;29:82-7 pubmed publisher
    Stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans [Diptera: Muscidae] L.) are blood-feeding synanthropic pests, which cause significant economic losses in livestock...
  2. Machtinger E, Geden C. Comparison of the Olfactory Preferences of Four of Filth Fly Pupal Parasitoid Species (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) for Hosts in Equine and Bovine Manure. Environ Entomol. 2015;44:1417-24 pubmed publisher
    House flies (Musca domestica L.) and stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans (L.)) (Diptera: Muscidae) are common pests in equine and cattle facilities...
  3. Moraes A, Salles C, Bittencourt V, Bittencourt A. Antimicrobial activity of Stomoxys calcitrans against Beauveria bassiana sensu lato isolates. Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2015;24:331-9 pubmed publisher
    This study had the aims of evaluating the antimicrobial characteristics of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) larvae against the fungal isolates CG138, CG228 and ESALQ986 of Beauveria bassiana sensu lato (Balsamo-Crivelli) Vuillemin,..
  4. Kneeland K, Skoda S, Foster J. Genetic variability of the stable fly assessed on a global scale using amplified fragment length polymorphism. Insect Sci. 2016;23:695-703 pubmed publisher
    The stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), is a blood-feeding, economically important pest of animals and humans worldwide...
  5. Haspeslagh M, Vlaminck L, Martens A. The possible role of Stomoxys calcitrans in equine sarcoid transmission. Vet J. 2018;231:8-12 pubmed publisher
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether BPV-negative stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) become positive for BPV DNA after exposure to equine sarcoid or bovine papilloma tissue under experimental ..
  6. Friesen K, Chen H, Zhu J, Taylor D. External Morphology of Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Larvae. J Med Entomol. 2015;52:626-37 pubmed publisher
    ..microscopy was used to examine the external morphology of first-, second-, and third-instar stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans (L.))...
  7. Rochon K, Baker R, Almond G, Gimeno I, Pérez de León A, Watson D. Persistence and Retention of Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus in Stable Flies (Diptera: Muscidae). J Med Entomol. 2015;52:1117-23 pubmed publisher
    ..of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome (PRRS) virus by the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae; Stomoxys calcitrans (L...
  8. Machtinger E, Geden C, Teal P, Leppla N. Comparison of Host-Seeking Behavior of the Filth Fly Pupal Parasitoids, Spalangia cameroni and Muscidifurax raptor (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae). Environ Entomol. 2015;44:330-7 pubmed publisher
    ..and stable flies Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae)...
  9. Kienitz M, Heins B, Moon R. Evaluation of a commercial vacuum fly trap for controlling flies on organic dairy farms. J Dairy Sci. 2018;101:4667-4675 pubmed publisher
    ..4 vs. 20.5 flies/cow-side) compared with the absence of a trap. Stable fly (5.4 vs. 7.1 flies/leg) and face fly (1.0 vs. 1...
  10. Cruz Vazquez C, Carvajal Márquez J, Lezama Gutiérrez R, Vitela Mendoza I, Ramos Parra M. Efficacy of the entomopathogenic fungi Metarhizium anisopliae in the control of infestation by stable flies Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), under natural infestation conditions. Vet Parasitol. 2015;212:350-5 pubmed publisher
    ..was to evaluate the efficacy of an isolate of Metarhizium anisopliae applied by aspersion to control of Stomoxys calcitrans flies in dairy cattle naturally infested. Was applied by aspersion an aqueous formulation of M...
  11. Skovgård H, Nachman G. Temperature-Dependent Functional Response of Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae), a Parasitoid of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae). Environ Entomol. 2015;44:90-9 pubmed publisher
    ..response of the synovigenic parasitoid Spalangia cameroni (Perkins) attacking pupae of the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) were examined...
  12. Skovgård H, Nachman G. Effect of Mutual Interference on the Ability of Spalangia cameroni (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) to Attack and Parasitize Pupae of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae). Environ Entomol. 2015;44:1076-84 pubmed publisher
    ..of successful parasitism on the parasitoid Spalangia cameroni (Perkins) attacking pupae of the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans (L.). Female parasitoids (2, 4, 8, 16, or 32) were exposed to 100 fly pupae during 24 h...
  13. Solórzano J, Gilles J, Bravo O, Vargas C, Gomez Bonilla Y, Bingham G, et al. Biology and trapping of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) developing in pineapple residues (Ananas comosus) in Costa Rica. J Insect Sci. 2015;15: pubmed publisher
    ..Associated with increased pineapple production has been a large increase in stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), populations...
  14. Machtinger E, Geden C, Hogsette J, Leppla N. Development and Oviposition Preference of House Flies and Stable Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) in Six Substrates From Florida Equine Facilities. J Med Entomol. 2014;51:1144-50 pubmed publisher
    House flies, Musca domestica L., and stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L...
  15. Puri Giri R, Ghosh A, Zurek L. Stable Flies (Stomoxys calcitrans L.) from Confined Beef Cattle Do Not Carry Shiga-Toxigenic Escherichia coli (STEC) in the Digestive Tract. Foodborne Pathog Dis. 2016;13:65-7 pubmed publisher
    Stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans L.) are very common around confined and pastured cattle, and due to their painful bites they are very important animal pests...
  16. Gollnick N, Scharr J, Schares G, Langenmayer M. Natural Besnoitia besnoiti infections in cattle: chronology of disease progression. BMC Vet Res. 2015;11:35 pubmed publisher
    ..the time of high insect activity of the species Musca domestica, Musca autumnalis, Haematobia irritans, and Stomoxys calcitrans. When a third heifer became subclinically infected, low insect activity was recorded...
  17. Fankhauser B, Irwin J, Stone M, Chester S, Soll M. Repellent and insecticidal efficacy of a new combination of fipronil and permethrin against stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans). Parasit Vectors. 2015;8:61 pubmed publisher
    ..efficacy of a new combination of fipronil and permethrin (Frontline Tri- Act/Frontect Merial) against Stomoxys calcitrans (stable flies). Sixteen dogs were allocated to two treatment groups...
  18. Landolt P, Cha D, Zack R. Synergistic Trap Response of the False Stable Fly and Little House Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) to Acetic Acid and Ethanol, Two Principal Sugar Fermentation Volatiles. Environ Entomol. 2015;44:1441-8 pubmed publisher
    ..In subsequent field experiments, numbers of false stable fly Muscina stabulans (Fallén) and little house fly Fannia canicularis (L...
  19. Zhu J, Zhang Q, Taylor D, Friesen K. Visual and olfactory enhancement of stable fly trapping. Pest Manag Sci. 2016;72:1765-71 pubmed publisher
    ..more efficacious trap based upon a white panel with the option to add visual and olfactory stimuli for enhanced stable fly trapping. White panel traps caught twice as many stable flies than Alsynite traps...
  20. Jelvez Serra N, Goulart H, Triana M, Dos Santos Tavares S, Almeida C, DA Costa J, et al. Identification of stable fly attractant compounds in vinasse, a byproduct of sugarcane-ethanol distillation. Med Vet Entomol. 2017;31:381-391 pubmed publisher
    The stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae), is a worldwide pest of livestock. Recent outbreaks of stable flies in sugarcane fields in Brazil have become a serious problem for livestock producers...
  21. Weeks E, Machtinger E, Gezan S, Kaufman P, Geden C. Effects of four commercial fungal formulations on mortality and sporulation in house flies (Musca domestica) and stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans). Med Vet Entomol. 2017;31:15-22 pubmed publisher
    The house fly Musca domestica L. (Diptera: Muscidae) and stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) are major pests of livestock. Biological control is an important tool in an integrated control framework...
  22. Guerrero F. Transcriptional expression of a putative tachykinin-like peptide receptor gene from stable fly. Peptides. 1997;18:1-5 pubmed
    STKR is a 4118 bp clone from a stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, cDNA library which encodes a protein with significant amino acid identity to tachykinin-like peptide receptors...
  23. Machtinger E, Leppla N, Hogsette J. House and Stable Fly Seasonal Abundance, Larval Development Substrates, and Natural Parasitism on Small Equine Farms in Florida. Neotrop Entomol. 2016;45:433-40 pubmed publisher
    House flies, Musca domestica Linnaeus, and stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), are common pests on horse farms...
  24. Machtinger E, Weeks E, Geden C. Oviposition Deterrence and Immature Survival of Filth Flies (Diptera: Muscidae) When Exposed to Commercial Fungal Products. J Insect Sci. 2016;16: pubmed publisher
    ..bassiana products, but egg production was half of the control. Stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), laid the fewest eggs on Met52 EC- and Mycotrol O-treated surfaces...
  25. Donahue W, Showler A, Donahue M, Vinson B, Osbrink W. Lethal Effects of the Insect Growth Regulator Cyromazine Against Three Species of Filth Flies, Musca domestica, Stomoxys calcitrans, and Fannia canicularis (Diptera: Muscidae) in Cattle, Swine, and Chicken Manure. J Econ Entomol. 2017;110:776-782 pubmed publisher
    ..The house fly, Musca domestica L.; the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.); and the little house fly, Fannia canicularis (L...
  26. Azevedo L, Castilho R, Berto M, Moraes G. Macrochelid mites (Mesostigmata: Macrochelidae) from São Paulo state, Brazil, with description of a new species of Macrocheles. Zootaxa. 2017;4269:413-426 pubmed publisher
    ..The main goal was to determine macrochelid species in microhabitats where the stable fly is usually found in commercial cattle farms...
  27. Torfs H, Shariatmadari R, Guerrero F, Parmentier M, Poels J, Van Poyer W, et al. Characterization of a receptor for insect tachykinin-like peptide agonists by functional expression in a stable Drosophila Schneider 2 cell line. J Neurochem. 2000;74:2182-9 pubmed
    STKR is an insect G protein-coupled receptor, cloned from the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans. It displays sequence similarity to vertebrate tachykinin [or neurokinin (NK)] receptors...
  28. Murchie A, Hall C, Gordon A, Clawson S. Black Border Increases Stomoxys calcitrans Catch on White Sticky Traps. Insects. 2018;9: pubmed publisher
    Stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, is a biting fly that can cause severe irritation to livestock resulting in reduced productivity. The most common method of monitoring S...
  29. Friesen K, Berkebile D, Wienhold B, Durso L, Zhu J, Taylor D. Environmental Parameters Associated With Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Development at Hay Feeding Sites. Environ Entomol. 2016;: pubmed
    ..study was to relate physiochemical and microbial properties of these substrates to the presence or absence of stable fly larvae...
  30. Hogsette J, Kline D. The Knight Stick Trap and Knight Stick Sticky Wraps: New Tools for Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Management. J Econ Entomol. 2017;110:1384-1389 pubmed publisher
    Stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), management can be difficult, especially in situations where pesticide usage is restricted or disallowed...
  31. Friesen K, Berkebile D, Zhu J, Taylor D. Augmenting Laboratory Rearing of Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Larvae With Ammoniacal Salts. J Insect Sci. 2017;17: pubmed publisher
    ..We added various ammonium salts to our laboratory stable fly rearing medium and measured their effect on size and survival as well as the physical properties of the used ..
  32. Taylor D, Friesen K, Zhu J. Precipitation and Temperature Effects on Stable Fly (Diptera: Muscidae) Population Dynamics. Environ Entomol. 2017;46:434-439 pubmed publisher
    The dynamics of stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.), populations relative to temperature and precipitation were evaluated in a 13-yr study in eastern Nebraska. During the course of the study, >1...
  33. Vitela Mendoza I, Cruz Vazquez C, Solano Vergara J, Orihuela Trujillo A. Short communication: Relationship between serum cortisol concentration and defensive behavioral responses of dairy cows exposed to natural infestation by stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans. J Dairy Sci. 2016;99:9912-9916 pubmed publisher
    The aim of this study was conducted to evaluate the effect of natural infestation by Stomoxys calcitrans on the behavioral and adrenocortical responses of dairy cattle...
  34. Skovgård H, Nachman G. Modeling the Temperature- and Age-Dependent Survival, Development, and Oviposition Rates of Stable Flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) (Diptera: Muscidae). Environ Entomol. 2017;46:1130-1142 pubmed publisher
    Stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans (L.)) can be a serious pest associated with cattle facilities. In Denmark, they occur most abundantly at organic farms, where they cannot be controlled by means of insecticides...
  35. Leal L, Monteiro C, Mendonça A, Bittencourt V, Bittencourt A. Potential of entomopathogenic nematodes of the genus Heterorhabditis for the control of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae). Rev Bras Parasitol Vet. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..bacteriophora, isolate HP88 and Heterorhabditis baujardi isolate LPP7) to immature stages of Stomoxys calcitrans in the laboratory. All EPN concentrations of the H...
  36. Hogsette J, Ose G. Improved capture of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) by placement of knight stick sticky fly traps protected by electric fence inside animal exhibit yards at the Smithsonian's National Zoological Park. Zoo Biol. 2017;: pubmed publisher
    ..b>Stable fly management is difficult because of the flies' tendency to remain on the host animals only when feeding...
  37. Arshamian A, Laska M, Gordon A, Norberg M, Lahger C, Porada D, et al. A mammalian blood odor component serves as an approach-avoidance cue across phylum border - from flies to humans. Sci Rep. 2017;7:13635 pubmed publisher
    ..E2D evokes approach responses in two taxonomically distant blood-seeking predators, Stable fly and Wolf, while evoking avoidance responses in the prey species Mouse...
  38. Olafson P, Pitzer J, Kaufman P. Identification of a mutation associated with permethrin resistance in the para-type sodium channel of the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae). J Econ Entomol. 2011;104:250-7 pubmed
    ..The stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L...
  39. Wiegmann B, Trautwein M, Winkler I, Barr N, Kim J, Lambkin C, et al. Episodic radiations in the fly tree of life. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2011;108:5690-5 pubmed publisher
  40. Olafson P, Lohmeyer K, Dowd S. Analysis of expressed sequence tags from a significant livestock pest, the stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans), identifies transcripts with a putative role in chemosensation and sex determination. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2010;74:179-204 pubmed publisher
    The stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae), is one of the most significant pests of livestock in the United States...
  41. Torfs H, Poels J, Detheux M, Dupriez V, Van Loy T, Vercammen L, et al. Recombinant aequorin as a reporter for receptor-mediated changes of intracellular Ca2+ -levels in Drosophila S2 cells. Invert Neurosci. 2002;4:119-24 pubmed
    ..The rank order of inhibitory potencies was spantide III > spantide II > spantide I. ..
  42. Torfs H, Akerman K, Nachman R, Oonk H, Detheux M, Poels J, et al. Functional analysis of synthetic insectatachykinin analogs on recombinant neurokinin receptor expressing cell lines. Peptides. 2002;23:1999-2005 pubmed
    ..A single C-terminal amino acid change can turn an STKR-agonist into an NK-agonist and vice versa. ..
  43. Torfs H, Detheux M, Oonk H, Akerman K, Poels J, Van Loy T, et al. Analysis of C-terminally substituted tachykinin-like peptide agonists by means of aequorin-based luminescent assays for human and insect neurokinin receptors. Biochem Pharmacol. 2002;63:1675-82 pubmed
    Aequorin-based assays for stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, (STKR) and human (neurokinin receptor 1 (NK1), neurokinin receptor 2 (NK2)) neurokinin-like receptors were employed to investigate the impact of a C-terminal amino acid exchange ..
  44. Torfs H, Oonk H, Broeck J, Poels J, Van Poyer W, De Loof A, et al. Pharmacological characterization of STKR, an insect G protein-coupled receptor for tachykinin-like peptides. Arch Insect Biochem Physiol. 2001;48:39-49 pubmed
    STKR is a G protein-coupled receptor that was cloned from the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans. Multiple sequence comparisons show that the amino acid sequence of this insect receptor displays several features that are typical for ..
  45. Temeyer K, Chen A. Acetylcholinesterase of Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae): cDNA sequence, baculovirus expression, and biochemical properties. Vet Parasitol. 2012;184:92-5 pubmed publisher
    A 2193-nucleotide cDNA encoding acetylcholinesterase (AChE) of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) was sequenced and expressed in the baculovirus system...
  46. Lehane M, Wu D, Lehane S. Midgut-specific immune molecules are produced by the blood-sucking insect Stomoxys calcitrans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 1997;94:11502-7 pubmed
    ..cloned and sequenced two defensins, Smd1 and Smd2, from anterior midgut tissue of the blood-sucking fly Stomoxys calcitrans. The DNA and N-terminal protein sequences suggest both are produced as prepropeptides...
  47. Hamilton J, Munks R, Lehane S, Lehane M. Association of midgut defensin with a novel serine protease in the blood-sucking fly Stomoxys calcitrans. Insect Mol Biol. 2002;11:197-205 pubmed
    Using ELISA we provide direct evidence that the midgut defensins of the blood-sucking fly Stomoxys calcitrans are secreted into the gut lumen...