muscidae

Summary

Summary: A family of the order DIPTERA with over 700 species. Important species that may be mechanical vectors of disease include Musca domesticus (HOUSEFLIES), Musca autumnalis (face fly), Stomoxys calcitrans (stable fly), Haematobia irritans (horn fly) and Fannia spp.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Evaluation of a recombinant salivary gland protein (thrombostasin) as a vaccine candidate to disrupt blood-feeding by horn flies
    Mary S Cupp
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 301 Funchess Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Vaccine 22:2285-97. 2004
  2. ncbi Identification and characterization of a cDNA encoding the acetylcholinesterase of Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Kevin B Temeyer
    Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 2700 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028 9184, USA
    DNA Seq 18:85-91. 2007
  3. ncbi Economic impact of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on dairy and beef cattle production
    David B Taylor
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Agroecosystem Management Research Unit, and Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:198-209. 2012
  4. ncbi Effects of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on weight gains of grazing yearling cattle
    J B Campbell
    West Central Research and Extension Center, University of Nebraska, North Platte 69101, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:780-3. 2001
  5. ncbi Relative efficiency of biological transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) compared with mechanical transmission by Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Glen A Scoles
    USDA ARS, Animal Disease Research Unit, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:668-75. 2005
  6. ncbi Antennal sensilla of some forensically important flies in families Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae and Muscidae
    Kom Sukontason
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Micron 35:671-9. 2004
  7. pmc DNA barcoding of Northern Nearctic Muscidae (Diptera) reveals high correspondence between morphological and molecular species limits
    Anaïs K Renaud
    Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MBR3T 2N2, Canada
    BMC Ecol 12:24. 2012
  8. ncbi Evolutionary and structural analysis of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene from Haematobia irritans, Stomoxys calcitrans and Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) mitochondrial DNA
    Marcos Túlio de Oliveira
    Laboratório de Genética Animal, Centro de Biologia Molecular e Engenharia Genética CBMEG, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    DNA Seq 16:156-60. 2005
  9. ncbi Acetylcholinesterase of Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae): baculovirus expression, biochemical properties, and organophosphate insensitivity of the G262A mutant
    Kevin B Temeyer
    Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 2700 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:589-94. 2012
  10. pmc Feeding and breeding aspects of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) under laboratory conditions
    A Salem
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Universite de Toulouse, INP, ENVT, Toulouse, France
    Parasite 19:309-17. 2012

Research Grants

  1. Ecology, genetics and physiology of insect vectors
    Elliot Krafsur; Fiscal Year: 2006
  2. Tn5 as an insect genomics tool
    DAVID O BROCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2002
  3. Genetic Manipulation of Insects
    DAVID O BROCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2004
  4. Secretion systems for anti-malarial bacterial strains
    David Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
  5. HOBO-LIKE ELEMENTS IN INSECTS
    DAVID O BROCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2008

Detail Information

Publications241 found, 100 shown here

  1. ncbi Evaluation of a recombinant salivary gland protein (thrombostasin) as a vaccine candidate to disrupt blood-feeding by horn flies
    Mary S Cupp
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, 301 Funchess Hall, Auburn University, Auburn, AL 36849, USA
    Vaccine 22:2285-97. 2004
    ..This demonstration of the impact of disrupting TS action by vaccination provides a novel approach toward control of this veterinary pest and offers a paradigm for limiting blood-feeding in other medically-important insect species...
  2. ncbi Identification and characterization of a cDNA encoding the acetylcholinesterase of Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Kevin B Temeyer
    Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, US Department of Agriculture, 2700 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028 9184, USA
    DNA Seq 18:85-91. 2007
    ..2001. Biochem. J. 359: 175-181, Kozaki et al. 2002. Appl. Entomol. Zool. 37: 213-218), suggesting that this H. irritans AChE2 may be the target site for organophosphate...
  3. ncbi Economic impact of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on dairy and beef cattle production
    David B Taylor
    USDA, Agricultural Research Service, Agroecosystem Management Research Unit, and Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:198-209. 2012
    ..Additional research on the effects of stable flies on high-production dairy cows and nursing beef calves is needed to increase the reliability of the estimates...
  4. ncbi Effects of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) on weight gains of grazing yearling cattle
    J B Campbell
    West Central Research and Extension Center, University of Nebraska, North Platte 69101, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:780-3. 2001
    ..In 2 of the 3 yr after the grazing trials were completed, the calves were placed in a feedlot and fed a finishing ration. Compensatory gain did not occur in the feedlot after the stable fly stress was removed...
  5. ncbi Relative efficiency of biological transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni (Acari: Ixodidae) compared with mechanical transmission by Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Glen A Scoles
    USDA ARS, Animal Disease Research Unit, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:668-75. 2005
    ....
  6. ncbi Antennal sensilla of some forensically important flies in families Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae and Muscidae
    Kom Sukontason
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Chiang Mai University, Chiang Mai 50200, Thailand
    Micron 35:671-9. 2004
    ..Chrysomya rufifacies, Chrysomya nigripes and Lucilia cuprina), Sarcophagidae (Parasarcophaga dux) and Muscidae (Musca domestica) were studied using scanning electron microscopy...
  7. pmc DNA barcoding of Northern Nearctic Muscidae (Diptera) reveals high correspondence between morphological and molecular species limits
    Anaïs K Renaud
    Department of Entomology, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg, MBR3T 2N2, Canada
    BMC Ecol 12:24. 2012
    ..The major goals of the present work were to: a) conduct the largest species-level barcoding study of the Muscidae to date and characterize the range of genetic divergence values in the northern Nearctic fauna; b) evaluate the ..
  8. ncbi Evolutionary and structural analysis of the cytochrome c oxidase subunit I (COI) gene from Haematobia irritans, Stomoxys calcitrans and Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) mitochondrial DNA
    Marcos Túlio de Oliveira
    Laboratório de Genética Animal, Centro de Biologia Molecular e Engenharia Genética CBMEG, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    DNA Seq 16:156-60. 2005
    ..horn fly, Haematobia irritans, the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans and the house fly, Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) (Linnaeus). The nucleotide sequence in all species was 1536 bp in size and coded for a 512 amino acid peptide...
  9. ncbi Acetylcholinesterase of Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae): baculovirus expression, biochemical properties, and organophosphate insensitivity of the G262A mutant
    Kevin B Temeyer
    Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, 2700 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:589-94. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Feeding and breeding aspects of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) under laboratory conditions
    A Salem
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Universite de Toulouse, INP, ENVT, Toulouse, France
    Parasite 19:309-17. 2012
    Bionomic aspects of Stomoxys calcitrans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) were studied under laboratory conditions. For this reason, laboratory-rearing techniques were optimized at the National Veterinary School of Toulouse...
  11. ncbi Detection of West Nile virus in stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) parasitizing juvenile American white pelicans
    Gregory Johnson
    Department of Animal and Range Sciences, Montana State University, Bozeman, 59717, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:1205-11. 2010
    Stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), an economically important pest of livestock and humans, were observed parasitizing prefledged American white pelicans, Pelecanus erythrorhynchos (Pelecaniformes: Pelecanidae), in ..
  12. pmc Development of a protocol testing the ability of Stomoxys calcitrans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) to transmit Besnoitia besnoiti (Henry, 1913) (Apicomplexa: Sarcocystidae)
    E Lienard
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Universite de Toulouse, INP, ENVT, F 31076 Toulouse, France
    Parasitol Res 112:479-86. 2013
    ..Then, S. calcitrans were able to carry B. besnoiti from chronically infected cattle to an artificial recipient in the conditions of the protocol...
  13. ncbi A longitudinal study of Besnoitia besnoiti infections and seasonal abundance of Stomoxys calcitrans in a dairy cattle farm of southwest France
    E Lienard
    Laboratoire de Parasitologie, Ecole Nationale Veterinaire, BP 87 614, 31 076 Toulouse Cedex 03, France
    Vet Parasitol 177:20-7. 2011
    ..In addition, many seroconversions were reported in the two months before turn-out and could be associated with a high indoors activity of S. calcitrans during this period...
  14. ncbi Vector competence of the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) for West Nile virus
    Michael S Doyle
    Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Arboviral Diseases Branch, 3150 Rampart Rd, Fort Collins, CO 80521, USA
    J Med Entomol 48:656-68. 2011
    In 2006-2007, stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), were suspected of being enzootic vectors of West Nile virus (family Flaviviridae, genus Flavivirus, WNV) during a die-off of American white pelicans (Pelecanus ..
  15. ncbi Relationship between rainfall and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) abundance on California dairies
    Bradley A Mullens
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Med Entomol 42:705-8. 2005
    ..Degree-day accumulations link the timing of significant (> or = 1.3 cm) late winter or early spring rains to peak adult stable fly activity two generations later in May and early June...
  16. ncbi Nicotinoid and pyrethroid insecticide resistance in houseflies (Diptera: Muscidae) collected from Florida dairies
    Phillip E Kaufman
    Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 66:290-4. 2010
    ..Five adult housefly strains from four Florida dairy farms were evaluated for resistance to four insecticides (beta-cyfluthrin, permethrin, imidacloprid and nithiazine)...
  17. ncbi Assessing permethrin resistance in the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) in Florida by using laboratory selections and field evaluations
    Jimmy B Pitzer
    Department of Entomology and Nematology, University of Florida, 970 Natural Area Dr, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    J Econ Entomol 103:2258-63. 2010
    Insecticide resistance in the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae),has been demonstrated previously, but mostly with insecticides that are no longer used, such as the organochlorines...
  18. ncbi Development of granular boric acid sugar baits for house flies (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Jerome A Hogsette
    Center for Medical, Agricultural, and Veterinary Entomology, USDA ARS, Gainesville, FL 32604, USA
    J Econ Entomol 95:1110-2. 2002
    ..Reasons for lack of repellency and potential uses for baits are discussed. Development of efficacious granular baits would allow the presentation of higher levels of boric acid in volumes much smaller than required for liquid baits...
  19. ncbi Assessment of parasitism of house fly and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) pupae by pteromalid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) parasitoids using a polymerase chain reaction assay
    Susan T Ratcliffe
    Department of Crop Sciences, University of Illinois, Urbana 61801, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:52-60. 2002
    ..Three puparia collected in 1997 produced double PCR bands that corresponded to PCR band sizes of Muscidifurax spp. and Spalangia sp., possibly indicating multiple parasitism or hyperparasitism...
  20. ncbi A comparison of the feeding behaviour of tsetse and stable flies
    S Schofield
    Department of Biology, Trent University, Peterborough, ON, Canada
    Med Vet Entomol 16:177-85. 2002
    In Zimbabwe, observations were made of the behaviour of individual stable flies (Stomoxys spp.) (Diptera: Muscidae) and tsetse (Glossina spp...
  21. ncbi Parasitization by pteromalid wasps (Hymenoptera) of freeze-killed house fly (Diptera: Muscidae) puparia at varying depths in media
    K D Floate
    Lethbridge Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, AB
    J Econ Entomol 95:908-11. 2002
    ..zaraptor (365 female female) and U. rufipes (163 female female). High parasitization by M. raptor and high production of offspring by T. sarcophagae identify these species as being particularly attractive as biological control agents...
  22. ncbi Repellency to Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) of plant essential oils alone or in combination with Calophyllum inophyllum nut oil
    Tran Trung Hieu
    Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Republic of Korea
    J Med Entomol 47:575-80. 2010
    The repellency to female Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) of 21 essential oils (EOs) alone or in combination with Calophyllum inophyllum L. (Clusiaceae) nut oil (tamanu oil) was examined using an exposed human hand bioassay...
  23. ncbi Distribution and abundance of natural parasitoid (Hymenoptera: Pteromalidae) populations of house flies and stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) at the University of Florida Dairy Research Unit
    Alvaro Romero
    Department of Entomology, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 7613, USA
    Neotrop Entomol 39:424-9. 2010
    ..Spalangia nigroaenea was predominant in July, August, and September. Spalangia endius was most active from October to May with a peak of relative abundance in January...
  24. ncbi Stable fly (Stomoxys calcitrans: Diptera, Muscidae) trap response to changes in effective trap height caused by growing vegetation
    D V Beresford
    Trent University Biology Department, 1600 West Bank Drive, Peterborough ON, Canada K9J 7B8
    J Vector Ecol 33:40-5. 2008
    ..The results indicate that traps used to monitor stable fly populations should be maintained at a constant distance above surrounding vegetation rather than ground surface, otherwise trap data can be misleading...
  25. ncbi Comparative efficiency of six stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) traps
    David B Taylor
    USDA ARS Midwest Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    J Econ Entomol 99:1415-9. 2006
    ..Diptera: Muscidae)...
  26. ncbi Immunohistological localization of serotonin in the CNS and feeding system of the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Samuel S Liu
    USDA, ARS, Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Kerrville, Texas 78028, USA
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 77:199-219. 2011
    ..This is tnhe first report describing neuromuscular structures of the stable fly feeding system. The results reported here suggest 5-HT may play a critical role in feeding behaviors of stable fly larvae and adults...
  27. pmc Diversity of Stomoxys spp. (Diptera: Muscidae) and diurnal variations of activity of Stomoxys indicus and S. calcitrans in a farm, in Wang Nam Khiao District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand
    S Keawrayup
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    Parasite 19:259-65. 2012
    ..A better understanding of stomoxyine fly behavior, especially the daily flight activity, can assist in prioritization and design of appropriate vector prevention and control strategies...
  28. ncbi Dispersal of stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae) from larval development sites in a Nebraska landscape
    D B Taylor
    USDA ARS Agroecosystem Management Research Unit, Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE 68583, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:1101-10. 2010
    ..1 km. These results indicate that stable fly adults on cattle in a given area are most likely to have originated from larval development sites within an ≈ 5 km radius of the subject cattle...
  29. ncbi Susceptibility of stable flies (Diptera:Muscidae) from southeastern Nebraska beef cattle feedlots to selected insecticides and comparison of 3 bioassay techniques
    P C Marçon
    Department of Entomology, University of Nebraska, Lincoln 68583 0816, USA
    J Econ Entomol 90:293-8. 1997
    ....
  30. ncbi Larval morphology, development and forensic importance of Synthesiomyia nudiseta (Diptera: Muscidae) in Europe: a rare species or just overlooked?
    Y Velásquez
    University Research Institute of Biodiversity CIBIO, Department of Environmental Sciences, University of Alicante, Alicante, Spain
    Bull Entomol Res 103:98-110. 2013
    ..concerning larval morphology are revised and characters allowing identification from other forensically important Muscidae are listed. The life cycle of this species was studied at four constant temperatures: 15, 20, 25 and 30 °C...
  31. pmc Functional genomics of the horn fly, Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus, 1758)
    Lorena Torres
    Facultad de Medicina Veterinaria y Zootecnia, Universidad Autonoma de Tamaulipas, km, 5 carretera Victoria Mante, CP 87000 Ciudad Victoria, Tamaulipas, Mexico
    BMC Genomics 12:105. 2011
    The horn fly, Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus, 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) is one of the most important ectoparasites of pastured cattle. Horn flies infestations reduce cattle weight gain and milk production...
  32. ncbi Growth and survival of immature Heamatobia irritans (Diptera; Muscidae) is influenced by bacterial isolated from cattle manure and conspecific larvae
    M A Perotti
    Research Centre, Agriculture, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    J Med Entomol 38:180-7. 2001
    ..These groups appeared to best meet the nutritional requirements of larvae and may be used in further experiments to define an artificial rearing media for H. irritans...
  33. ncbi First survey of seasonal abundance and daily activity of Stomoxys spp. (Diptera: Muscidae) in Kamphaengsaen Campus, Nakornpathom province, Thailand
    R Masmeatathip
    Department of Entomology, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    Parasite 13:245-50. 2006
    The seasonal changes and the daily activity of Stomoxyine species (Diptera: Muscidae) were examined, using Vavoua traps, in a dairy and a beef cattle farm in Nakhonpathom province, Thailand during July 2004 to June 2005...
  34. ncbi Chlorfenapyr ear tags to control Haematobia irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) on cattle
    A A Guglielmone
    Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Rafaela, CC 22, CP 2300 Rafaela, Santa Fe, Argentina
    Vet Parasitol 93:77-82. 2000
    ..The results of this study show that ear tags impregnated with chlorfenapyr are a useful alternative to pyrethroids and organo-phosphate compounds for horn fly control...
  35. ncbi Populational dynamics of Stomoxys calcitrans (Linneaus) (Diptera: Muscidae) in three biocenosis, Minas Gerais, Brazil
    Z Rodríguez-Batista
    Departamento de Parasitologia, Instituto de Ciências Biológicas da UFMG, Av Antonio Carlos 6627, 31270 901 Belo Horizonte MG, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 130:343-6. 2005
    ..The population peaked during the months of November and December. During the months of July and August, there was no capture of flies...
  36. ncbi Geographic distribution of stomoxyine flies (Diptera: Muscidae) and diurnal activity of Stomoxys calcitrans in Thailand
    Vithee Muenworn
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    J Med Entomol 47:791-7. 2010
    ..A better understanding of stomoxyine fly behavior related to patterns of daily activity will facilitate and improve the efficiency of fly control measures in private and government sectors...
  37. ncbi Phylogeography of stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) estimated by diversity at ribosomal 16S and cytochrome oxidase I mitochondrial genes
    J G Marquez
    Department of Entomology, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa 50011, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:998-1008. 2007
    The blood-feeding cosmopolitan stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans L. (Diptera: Muscidae), is thought to disperse rapidly and widely, and earlier studies of allozyme variation were consistent with high vagility in this species...
  38. ncbi Pyriproxyfen and house flies (Diptera: Muscidae): effects of direct exposure and autodissemination to larval habitats
    Christopher J Geden
    USDA ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 SW 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Med Entomol 49:606-13. 2012
    ..Intermittent contact with treated fabric over 2 d reduced adult emergence by 63-76%...
  39. ncbi [Ecology of Stomoxys flies (Diptera: Muscidae) in Gabon. I. First survey in different ecological areas]
    J F Mavoungou
    Institut de Recherche en Ecologie Tropicale IRET, BP 13354, Libreville, Gabon
    Parasite 15:27-34. 2008
    ..niger niger were abundant in the areas where human presence was manifest. S. xanthomelas was present in forest belts. S. transvittatus, S. omega, S. inornatus were ubiquitous species. S. niger bilineatus was found in savannas areas...
  40. ncbi Winter feeding sites of hay in round bales as major developmental sites of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) in pastures in spring and summer
    Alberto B Broce
    Department of Entomology, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506 4004, USA
    J Econ Entomol 98:2307-12. 2005
    ..These results support the hypothesis that winter feeding sites of hay in round bales are the main source of stable flies in pastures...
  41. ncbi Temperature effects on development and survival of two stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans and Stomoxys niger niger (Diptera: muscidae), in La Réunion Island
    Jeremie Gilles
    Centre de cooperation Internationale Recherche Agronomique pour le Développement Elevage et Médecine Vétérinaire Tropicales, St Pierre de La Reunion, France
    J Med Entomol 42:260-5. 2005
    ..Overall, the results suggest that S. calcitrans is better adapted than S. niger, in terms of adult production from eggs, in the temperature range of La Reunion...
  42. ncbi Potential impacts of climate change on stable flies, investigated along an altitudinal gradient
    J Gilles
    Department of Comparative Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, Institut für Vergleichende Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie, Munich, Germany
    Med Vet Entomol 22:74-81. 2008
    ..to warming in the cosmopolitan Stomoxys calcitrans (L) and the tropical Stomoxys niger niger Macquart (Diptera: Muscidae). Flies of both species were trapped at seven farms situated at four altitudes (100-1600 m a.s.l...
  43. ncbi Phylogenetic analyses of mitochondrial and nuclear data in haematophagous flies support the paraphyly of the genus Stomoxys (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Najla Dsouli
    Centre d Ecologie fonctionnelle et évolutive UMR 5175 CEFE, Université Montpellier 3 Route de Mende, Montpellier Cedex 5, France
    Infect Genet Evol 11:663-70. 2011
    The genus Stomoxys Geoffroy (Diptera; Muscidae) contains species of parasitic flies that are of medical and economic importance...
  44. ncbi Use of the polymerase chain reaction to investigate the dynamics of pyrethroid resistance in Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Felix D Guerrero
    Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, USDA ARS, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:747-54. 2002
    ....
  45. ncbi Novel growth media for rearing larval horn flies, Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    M A Perotti
    Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB, Canada T1J 4B1
    J Med Entomol 40:22-9. 2003
    ..This rearing system shows promise as a means for conducting standardized bioassays on a meridic diet...
  46. ncbi The population ecology of Muscina stabulans (Fallén) (Diptera: Muscidae), along an urban-rural gradient of Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Luciano D Patitucci
    Consejo Nacional de Investigaciones Cientificas y Tecnicas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Neotrop Entomol 39:441-6. 2010
    ..We caught more specimens in shaded areas. The hourly activity increased toward the afternoon at the three sites. The present work was the first ecological study related to a muscid species in Argentina...
  47. ncbi Effects of temperature on the rate of increase of Stomoxys calcitrans and Stomoxys niger niger (Diptera: Muscidae) from La Réunion island
    Jeremie Gilles
    CIRAD EMVT, Programme Productions Animales, UMR C53 Peuplements Végétaux et Bioagresseurs en Milieu Tropical, Pole de protection des plantes, France
    J Med Entomol 42:959-65. 2005
    ..calcitrans that breeds more continuously; and 2) S. niger may outnumber S. calcitrans in warm areas, at least when development occurs in media of poor quality...
  48. ncbi Population structure of Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae) from nine regions of Thailand
    Krajana Tainchum
    Department of Entomology, Faculty of Agriculture, Kasetsart University, Bangkok 10900, Thailand
    J Econ Entomol 103:1012-8. 2010
    ..Diptera: Muscidae) from Thailand. Of the 13 putative loci, nine polymorphic loci were detected...
  49. ncbi Acetylcholinesterase of Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae): cDNA sequence, baculovirus expression, and biochemical properties
    Kevin B Temeyer
    Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Agricultural Research Service, U S Department of Agriculture, 2700 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028 9184, USA
    Vet Parasitol 184:92-5. 2012
    ....
  50. ncbi Comparison of the efficiency of biological transmission of Anaplasma marginale (Rickettsiales: Anaplasmataceae) by Dermacentor andersoni Stiles (Acari: Ixodidae) with mechanical transmission by the horse fly, Tabanus fuscicostatus Hine (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Glen A Scoles
    USDA ARS, Animal Disease Research Unit, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:109-14. 2008
    ....
  51. ncbi Temperature influences on functional response of Coenosia attenuata (Diptera: Muscidae) individuals
    G Gilioli
    International Centre of Insect Physiology and Ecology ICIPE, P O Box 17319, Addis Abeba, Ethiopia
    J Econ Entomol 98:1524-30. 2005
    The functional response of single Coenosia attenuta Stein (Diptera: Muscidae) adult females to Drosophila melanogaster (Meigen) adults has been investigated at different but constant temperatures and prey densities...
  52. ncbi Evaluation of different insecticides and fabric types for development of treated targets for stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) control
    Jerome A Hogsette
    USDA ARS, Center for Medical, Agricultural and Veterinary Entomology, 1600 S W 23rd Drive, Gainesville, FL 32608, USA
    J Econ Entomol 101:1034-8. 2008
    Stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), once only a pest of pastured cattle, has become a serious pest of range cattle in the United States...
  53. pmc Genetic variation in the invasive avian parasite, Philornis downsi (Diptera, Muscidae) on the Galápagos archipelago
    Rachael Y Dudaniec
    School of Biological Sciences, Flinders University GPO BOX 2100, Adelaide, South Australia 5001, Australia
    BMC Ecol 8:13. 2008
    ..We also examine variation at the mitochondrial gene CO1 across islands to establish if cryptic species were present...
  54. ncbi Molecular identification of Anaplasma marginale and rickettsial endosymbionts in blood-sucking flies (Diptera: Tabanidae, Muscidae) and hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae)
    Sándor Hornok
    Department of Parasitology and Zoology, Faculty of Veterinary Science, Szent Istvan University, Istvan u 2, 1078 Budapest, Hungary
    Vet Parasitol 154:354-9. 2008
    ..bovinus in the transmission of A. marginale, and broaden the range of haematophagous arthropods harbouring Midichloria-like bacteria, for the first time in any Dermacentor or Tabanus species...
  55. ncbi Efficiency of traps for Stomoxys calcitrans and Stomoxys niger niger on Reunion Island
    J Gilles
    Institut für Vergleichende Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie, Munich, Germany
    Med Vet Entomol 21:65-9. 2007
    ..Diptera: Muscidae) on Reunion Island...
  56. ncbi Structure and evolution of the mitochondrial genomes of Haematobia irritans and Stomoxys calcitrans: the Muscidae (Diptera: Calyptratae) perspective
    Marcos Túlio Oliveira
    Laboratório de Genética Animal, Centro de Biologia Molecular e Engenharia Genetica, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 48:850-7. 2008
    We present the first two mitochondrial genomes of Muscidae dipterans for the species Haematobia irritans (the horn fly) and Stomoxys calcitrans (the stable fly). Typical insect mtDNA features are described, such as a high A+T content (79...
  57. ncbi Insecticide resistance in the horn fly: alternative control strategies
    M P Oyarzún
    Laboratorio Química Ecológica, Departamento de Ciencias Quimicas, Universidad de La Frontera, Temuco, Chile
    Med Vet Entomol 22:188-202. 2008
    The horn fly, Haematobia irritans (Linnaeus 1758) (Diptera: Muscidae) is one of the most widespread and economically important pests of cattle...
  58. ncbi The life-cycle of Philornis downsi (Diptera: Muscidae) parasitizing Darwin's finches and its impacts on nestling survival
    B Fessl
    Max Planck Institute for Ornithology, D 82319 Seewiesen, Germany
    Parasitology 133:739-47. 2006
    ..This represents the highest mortality by Philornis reported in the literature and emphasizes the extremely serious threat this parasite poses for the endemic passerine fauna of the Galápagos Islands...
  59. ncbi Efficiency of entomopathogenic fungi in the control of eggs and larvae of the horn fly Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Dinalva Alves Mochi
    Departamento de Produção Vegetal, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias e Veterinárias FCAV, Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, Via de acesso Prof Paulo Donato Castellane, s no, CEP 14884 900, Jaboticabal, SP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 167:62-6. 2010
    ..Isolate CG195 of I. farinosa increased the mortality of larvae and pupae that hatched from treated eggs and promoted significant total mortality (p<0.05) of the insect at every concentration of conidia...
  60. ncbi Microarray analysis of female- and larval-specific gene expression in the horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Felix D Guerrero
    USDA ARS Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, 2700 Fredericksburg Rd, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:257-70. 2009
    ....
  61. ncbi Expressed cDNAS from embryonic and larval stages of the horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae)
    F D Guerrero
    USDA ARS, Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory 2700 Fredericksburg Rd, Kerrville, TX 78028, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:686-92. 2008
    ..Diptera: Muscidae)...
  62. ncbi The role of HiTI, a serine protease inhibitor from Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) in the control of fly and bacterial proteases
    Simone S Azzolini
    Departamento de Bioquimica, UNIFESP EPM, Rua Tres de Maio 100, 04044 020, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 111:30-6. 2005
    ..The horn fly Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) and the tick Boophilus microplus are important hematophagous ectoparasites that cause losses in cattle ..
  63. ncbi Wolbachia infection in Australasian and North American populations of Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Bing Zhang
    Animal Research Institute, Department of Primary Industries and Fisheries, Brisbane, Australia
    Vet Parasitol 162:350-3. 2009
    ..H. i. exigua from Indonesia and horn fly (H. i. irritans) from Canada were also tested. All H. i. exigua samples tested were negative for Wolbachia infection whereas a very strong signal for Wolbachia was obtained from H. i. irritans...
  64. ncbi Retention of Escherichia coli by house fly and stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) during pupal metamorphosis and eclosion
    K Rochon
    Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri Food Canada, Lethbridge, AB, Canada
    J Med Entomol 42:397-403. 2005
    ..coli, whereas stable fly adults probably play a minor role in E. coli spread. However, pupae of both species have potential to act as reservoirs for E. coli...
  65. ncbi Laboratory trials of fatty acids as repellents or antifeedants against houseflies, horn flies and stable flies (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Bradley A Mullens
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 65:1360-6. 2009
    ....
  66. ncbi The effects of host physiology on the attraction of tsetse (Diptera: Glossinidae) and Stomoxys (Diptera: Muscidae) to cattle
    S J Torr
    Midlands State University, Gweru, Zimbabwe
    Bull Entomol Res 96:71-84. 2006
    ..The biological and practical implications of these findings are discussed...
  67. ncbi Association of Escherichia coli O157:H7 with filth flies (Muscidae and Calliphoridae) captured in leafy greens fields and experimental transmission of E. coli O157:H7 to spinach leaves by house flies (Diptera: Muscidae)
    J L Talley
    Department of Entomology and Plant Pathology, Food and Agricultural Products Center, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, Oklahoma 74078, USA
    J Food Prot 72:1547-52. 2009
    ..An unexpected number of flies (n = 34) in the Muscidae and Calliphoridae families (known as filth flies because of their development in animal feces) were caught in one ..
  68. pmc Bartonella spp. DNA associated with biting flies from California
    Crystal Y Chung
    University of California, Davis, USA
    Emerg Infect Dis 10:1311-3. 2004
    ..11 deer flies (Chrysops spp.), and 11 horse flies (Tabanus spp.) collected on cattle in California. Partial sequencing indicated B. bovis DNA in the horn fly pool and B. henselae type M DNA in one stable fly...
  69. ncbi Purification, characterization, and cloning of a serine proteinase inhibitor from the ectoparasite Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    Simone S Azzolini
    Departamento de Bioquimica, UNIFESP EPM, Rua Tres de Maio 100, 04044 020, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil
    Exp Parasitol 106:103-9. 2004
    ..The translated amino acid sequence of HiTI cDNA confirmed a unique Kunitz-type-domain protein. Our results suggest that HiTI could control some endogenous enzyme, e.g., the H. i. irritans trypsin-like protein...
  70. ncbi Skin lesions and cattle hide damage from Haematobia irritans infestations
    A A Guglielmone
    Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Rafaela, Argentina
    Med Vet Entomol 13:324-9. 1999
    The horn fly Haematobia irritans L. (Diptera: Muscidae) has recently spread to Argentina and Uruguay and is believed to cause damage to cattle hides...
  71. pmc An immunoglobulin binding protein (antigen 5) of the stable fly (Diptera: Muscidae) salivary gland stimulates bovine immune responses
    M Ameri
    Department of Diagnostic Medicine Pathobiology, College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Med Entomol 45:94-101. 2008
    The stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), is an economically important pest of livestock. Previous studies demonstrated lymphocyte suppression by crude salivary gland extract (SGE) of the stable fly...
  72. ncbi Peritrophins of adult dipteran ectoparasites and their evaluation as vaccine antigens
    G Wijffels
    CSIRO Tropical Agriculture, Long Pocket Laboratories, Indooroopilly, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 29:1363-77. 1999
    ..When the adult life stages of H.i. exigua or two mosquitoes, A. vigilax and A. aegypti (Linnaeus), were fed on the sera or blood of vaccinated hosts, there were no detrimental effects to any life cycle stages of these Diptera...
  73. ncbi Modulation of bovine lymphocyte response by salivary gland extracts of the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans (Diptera: Muscidae)
    S L Swist
    College of Veterinary Medicine, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS 66506, USA
    J Med Entomol 39:900-7. 2002
    ..These results indicate that exposure of cattle to stable fly saliva during blood feeding results in an antibody response to salivary proteins and that the saliva has a potential to modulate T lymphocyte function...
  74. ncbi Transformation of Stomoxys calcitrans with a Hermes gene vector
    D A O'Brochta
    Center for Agricultural Biotechnology, University of Maryland Biotechnology Institute, College Park, MD 20742 4450, USA
    Insect Mol Biol 9:531-8. 2000
    ..melanogaster should be considered for widespread, constitutive expression. All transgenic lines contained multiple (2-4) integrated Hermes elements. Hermes integration events occurred through a canonical cut-and-paste mechanism...
  75. ncbi Protection of confined cattle against biting and nuisance flies (Muscidae: Diptera) with insecticide-treated nets in the Ghanaian forest zone at Kumasi
    Marta Maia
    Institute for Parasitology and Tropical Veterinary Medicine, Freie University of Berlin, Konigsweg 67, 14163 Berlin, Germany
    Parasitol Res 106:1307-13. 2010
    ..Feed-uptake and resting was undisturbed, contrasting with relentless disturbance of animals in pens B and C. Protecting confined cattle with a treated net prevented attacks by nuisance insects and reduced their densities...
  76. ncbi Estimation of the effects of buffalo fly (Haematobia irritans exigua) on the milk production of dairy cattle based on a meta-analysis of literature data
    N N Jonsson
    Australian Tropical Dairy Institute, Queensland
    Med Vet Entomol 13:372-6. 1999
    Published reports on the effect of buffalo fly Haematobia irritans exigua De Meijere (Diptera: Muscidae) and the closely related horn fly (H...
  77. ncbi Systematic relations among Philornis Meinert, Passeromyia Rodhain & Villeneuve and allied genera (Diptera, Muscidae)
    M S Couri
    Departamento de Entomologia, Museu Nacional, Quinta da Boa Vista, CEP 20940 040, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brazil
    Braz J Biol 63:223-32. 2003
    Passeromyia Rodhain & Villeneuve and Philornis Meinert are the only known Muscidae whose larvae are parasites of birds. Passeromyia is known from the Old World and Philornis from the New World...
  78. ncbi The mitochondrial DNA control region of Muscidae flies: evolution and structural conservation in a dipteran context
    Marcos T Oliveira
    Laboratório de Genética Animal, Centro de Biologia Molecular e Engenharia Genética CBMEG, Universidade Estadual de Campinas UNICAMP, CP 6010, CEP 13083 875, Campinas, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    J Mol Evol 64:519-27. 2007
    ..of the mtDNA control region (CR) and its flanking genes in economically important dipterans from the family Muscidae (Brachycera: Calyptratae), Haematobia irritans, Musca domestica, Atherigona orientalis, and Stomoxys calcitrans ..
  79. ncbi Microbial control of Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) with selected strains of Beauveria bassiana
    Roberto E Lecuona
    Instituto de Microbiologia y Zoología Agrícola Instituto Nacional de Tecnología Agropecuaria, Castelar C C 25, 1712 Castelar, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    J Med Entomol 42:332-6. 2005
    ..Up to 90% mortality was obtained within 15 d of exposure. The results indicate bait formulations of the most virulent and aggressive strain should be further developed and studied...
  80. ncbi Flies (Diptera: Muscidae: Calliphoridae) are efficient pollinators of Allium ampeloprasum L. (Alliaceae) in field cages
    Stephen L Clement
    USDA ARS, Plant Germplasm Introduction and Testing Research Unit, 59 Johnson, Hall, Washington State University, Pullman, WA 99164 6402, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:131-5. 2007
    ..Diptera: Muscidae), and Calliphora vicina Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Calliphoridae), and different densities of each fly species, ..
  81. ncbi Genetic structure and gene flow along an altitudinal gradient among two stomoxyine species (Diptera: Muscidae) on La Réunion Island
    Jeremie Gilles
    Institut für Vergleichende Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie Leopoldstrasse 5, D 80802 München, Germany
    J Med Entomol 44:433-9. 2007
    ..In this study, we determined the population genetic structure for two stomoxyine species (Diptera: Muscidae), Stomoxys calcitrans (L...
  82. ncbi Toxicity of cypermethrin and diazinon to Haematobia irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) in its American southern range
    A A Guglielmone
    Instituto Nacional de Tecnologia Agropecuaria, Estacion Experimental Agropecuaria Rafaela, CC 22, CP 2300 Rafaela Santa Fe, Argentina
    Vet Parasitol 101:67-73. 2001
    ..Organophosphates could provide control for horn flies resistant to pyrethroids; however, the reliance on chemicals alone to control H. irritans is not considered a proper approach for the future...
  83. ncbi Ferruginous pygmy-owl (Glaucidium brasilianum) and eastern screech-owl (Megascopes asio): new hosts for Philornis mimicola (Diptera: Muscidae) and Ornithodoros concanensis (Acari: Argasidae)
    Glenn A Proudfoot
    Department of Wildlife and Fisheries Sciences, Texas A and M University, 2258 TAMU, College Station, Texas 77843, USA
    J Wildl Dis 42:873-6. 2006
    ..and Eastern screech-owls (Megascops asio) in south Texas during 2004, we recorded Philornis mimicola (Diptera: Muscidae) and Ornithodoros concanensis (Acari: Argasidae) parasitizing nestlings. Inspection of nestlings revealed 54 P...
  84. ncbi Efficacy of neem products and insecticides for the control of shoot fly Formosina flavipes Mall. of Cardamom (Elettaria Cardamomum Maton.)
    D Jemla Naik
    Zonal Agricultural Research Station, Mudigere 577 132 University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore, India
    Commun Agric Appl Biol Sci 71:483-7. 2006
    ..The present study clearly indicated that application of neem cake helps not only in reduction of shoot fly incidence but also enhances the production of side suckers compared to other treatments...
  85. ncbi Adult Fannia benjamini complex (Diptera: Muscidae) activity in southern California and use of CO2 as an attractant
    Alec C Gerry
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:467-72. 2006
    Diurnal activity of host-seeking "canyon flies" (Fannia benjamini complex) (Diptera: Muscidae) was determined on a warm, sunny day during their peak seasonal activity period (early July) in the coastal mountain community of La ..
  86. ncbi Molecular characterization and relatedness of Haematobia irritans (horn fly) populations, by RAPD-PCR
    Lilian Castiglioni
    Universidade Estadual Paulista UNESP, IBILCE Departamento de Biologia, Rua Cristovao Colombo, 2265 CEP 15054 000, Sao Jose do Rio Preto, SP, Brazil
    Genetica 124:11-21. 2005
    ....
  87. ncbi Validation of a subjective counting method for a horn flies (Haematobia irritans irritans) (Diptera: Muscidae) population in a cattle herd
    Eleonor Castro
    Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary, Lasplaces 1550, C P 11600, Montevideo, Uruguay
    Vet Parasitol 133:363-7. 2005
    ..The results of this study suggest that the direct count method can be used with confidence under field conditions...
  88. ncbi Effects of mid-season avermectin treatments on pyrethroid resistance in horn fly (Diptera: Muscidae) populations at three locations in Louisiana
    G Oremus
    Department of Entomology, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    Vet Parasitol 141:156-64. 2006
    ..The frequency of R-skdr alleles was significantly higher in fly populations tested in the fall compared to in the spring the following year during all three comparisons at Red River and in one of three comparisons at St. Joseph...
  89. ncbi Thrombostasin isoform frequency in a Central Texas field population of the horn fly, Haematobia irritans
    Pia M Untalan
    USDA ARS, Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insect Research Laboratory, 2700 Fredericksburg Road, Kerrville, TX 78028, United States
    Vet Parasitol 142:359-66. 2006
    ....
  90. ncbi Population dynamics of horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), on Hereford cattle in Uruguay
    E Castro
    Department of Parasitology, College of Veterinary Medicine, UDELAR, Avda Lasplaces 1550, C P 11600 Montevideo, Uruguay
    Vet Parasitol 151:286-99. 2008
    ....
  91. ncbi Role of kdr and esterase-mediated metabolism in pyrethroid-resistant populations of Haematobia irritans irritans (Diptera: Muscidae) in Brazil
    Felix D Guerrero
    USDA ARS Knipling Bushland U S Livestock Insects Research Laboratory, Kerrville, TX 78029, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:896-901. 2006
    The horn fly, Haematobia irritans irritans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae), has become a problem for Brazilian cattle producers even though its introduction into Brazil is relatively recent...
  92. ncbi Relationships between stable fly infestation with some physical facility characteristics and sanitation practices in several dairy farms in the State of Aguascalientes, Mexico
    C Cruz-Vazquez
    Instituto Tecnologico El Llano Aguascalientes, AP 74 2, Admón Postal 2, 20041, Aguascalientes, Ags, Mexico
    Vet Parasitol 149:246-50. 2007
    ..However, only the distance to the silos variable was significantly related to stable fly Infestation...
  93. ncbi Preliminary evidence that synanthropic flies contribute to the transmission of trachoma- causing Chlamydia trachomatis in Latin America
    Lucy A Reilly
    Department of Biological Sciences, University of Warwick, Coventry, UK
    Cad Saude Publica 23:1682-8. 2007
    ..for signs of trachoma, relative abundance of potential trachoma vectors (Diptera, Chloropidae and Diptera, Muscidae) was quantified by trap counts, and additional measures of household hygiene associated with C...
  94. ncbi A note on the effect of controlling stable flies (Stomoxys calcitrans) in the resting activity and pen distribution of dairy cows
    Irene Vitela
    Post Graduate Department, Agriculture and Livestock Technical Institute of Aguascalientes, Mexico
    J Appl Anim Welf Sci 9:241-8. 2006
    ..The study concluded that high populations of S. calcitrans (> 10 flies per cow) did not affect the number of dairy cows lying down. However, it modified site preferences for lying...
  95. ncbi [Post-embrionic development of Stomoxys calcitrans (Linnaeus,1758) (Diptera: Muscidae)feed in feces of treated bovines with different avermectins]
    Douglas M de Macedo
    Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro, Instituto de Veterinaria, Departamento de Parasitologia Animal, CEP 23890 000, Seropedica, RJ, Brazil
    Rev Bras Parasitol Vet 14:45-50. 2005
    ....
  96. ncbi Behavioural responses of dairy cattle to the stable fly, Stomoxys calcitrans, in an open field environment
    B A Mullens
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    Med Vet Entomol 20:122-37. 2006
    ..The numbers of biting stable flies, Stomoxys calcitrans (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) on the front legs and the frequencies of four fly-repelling behaviours per 2-min observation period [head throws,..
  97. ncbi Resistance status of house flies (Diptera: Muscidae) from southeastern Nebraska beef cattle feedlots to selected insecticides
    Paula C R G Marçon
    Dupont Productos Agricolas Estacao Experimental Agricola, Rua Bortola Ferro, No 500 Paulina SP 13140 000 Brazil
    J Econ Entomol 96:1016-20. 2003
    ..Probable explanations for the resistance status of these house fly populations and implications for global feedlot fly management are discussed...
  98. ncbi Effect of horn fly (Haematobia irritans) control on growth and reproduction of beef heifers
    S M DeRouen
    Louisiana Agricultural Experiment Station, Louisiana State University Agricultural Center, Baton Rouge, LA 70803, USA
    J Econ Entomol 96:1612-6. 2003
    ..In conclusion, horn fly control on yearling beef replacement heifers improved weight gain but had no effect on first exposure reproduction...
  99. ncbi Seasonal variation in trachoma and bush flies in north-western Australian Aboriginal communities
    Lyndon da Cruz
    Lions Eye Institute and Centre for Forensic Science, University of Western Australia, Nedlands, Western Australia, Australia
    Clin Experiment Ophthalmol 30:80-3. 2002
    ..This study compared the prevalence of trachoma between three Aboriginal communities, two in the west and one in the east Kimberleys with differences in adult bush fly (Musca vetustissima) populations between the wet and dry seasons...
  100. ncbi Variation in population density of horn flies (Haematobia irritans irritans) (L.) (Diptera: Muscidae) in Nellore cattle (Bos indicus)
    L G F Lima
    Departamento de Apoio, Produção e Saúde Animal, Curso de Medicina Veterinaria, UNESP, Rua Clóvis Pestana 793, CEP 16 050 680, Aracatuba, SP, Brazil
    Vet Parasitol 117:309-14. 2003
    ..The highest fly frequencies were recorded in spring, summer, autumn and the lowest frequencies were recorded in winter. The increase in fly number was positively correlated (P<0.05) with rainfall...
  101. ncbi Effect of horn fly and internal parasite control on growth of beef heifers
    D W Sanson
    Rosepine Research Station, P O Box 26, Rosepine, LA 70659, USA
    Vet Parasitol 117:291-300. 2003
    ..IVM treated heifers gained 45, 61 and 184% more weight than the untreated heifers during the three studies. There was no interaction (P>0.1) between the main treatment effects of fly control and gastrointestinal nematode control...

Research Grants6

  1. Ecology, genetics and physiology of insect vectors
    Elliot Krafsur; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  2. Tn5 as an insect genomics tool
    DAVID O BROCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..gambiae make this is a high risk project but one whose impact on the field of medical entomology and efforts to control the transmission of malaria will be enormous if it is successful. ..
  3. Genetic Manipulation of Insects
    DAVID O BROCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..The meeting is an uncommon opportunity for graduate students and postdoctoral fellows to obtain a high level synopsis of the field of insect molecular genetics and to make important career-advancing interactions. ..
  4. Secretion systems for anti-malarial bacterial strains
    David Lampe; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Both Type I and Type II secretion systems will be developed and tested. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  5. HOBO-LIKE ELEMENTS IN INSECTS
    DAVID O BROCHTA; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..gambiae populations, 3) develop Herves into a mosquito gene vector. These aims will be accomplished by performing a combination of laboratory and field-based studies using molecular and population genetics tools. ..