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THE SURVEY FAUNA OF CALLIPHORIDAE AND SARCOPHAGIDAE FLIES IN TEHRAN AND SUBURB

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Author(s): Khobdel M. | seyedi Rashti M. | shayeghi M. | Tirgari S.

Journal: Journal of School of Public Health and Institute of Public Health Research
ISSN 1735-7586

Volume: 2;
Issue: 4;
Start page: 69;
Date: 2004;
Original page

Keywords: Diptera | Myiasis | Flies | Sarchophagidae | Calliphoridae and Iran

ABSTRACT
Myiasis is always resulted by depositionof egg or young larvae of cyclorrhapha flies’ in live tissus of human or animals,which follows by their Development. Although the survival of mentioned larves is depended on existance of livestock and wild animals, the flies can be seen in parks, dairy farms and certain plants and also solid wasts waiting for proper hosts. The frequent study was carried out in Tehran and suburb and adalt flies were netted in different areas, indoors and outdoors and taken to the laboratory for identification. Twenty-two species of flies were identified. Thirteen species were medically important and four species consisting: Calliphora vomitoria, Lucilia richardsi, sarcophaga fertoni, Sarcophaga peregrina were identified and reported for the first time in Iran.
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