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Decomposition and dipteran succession on pig carrion in central Argentina: Ecological aspects and their importance in forensic science.
During December and January, when croakers at MIM averaged about 20 mm, the main diet items were harpactacoid copepods, amphipods, and immature aquatic insects (mainly chironomid and other dipteran larvae).
3) Other dipterans have also been implicated with causing myiasis in humans, including Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel), (1) C.
As such, most of the dipteran species collected are generally associated with decay and fungus, although two tabanid species were collected.
Dipteran diversity in cattle pastures and rangelands of Washington State, USA
Species from at least 23 dipteran families exploit carrion as a food source, of which Calliphoridae, Sarcophagidae, Muscidae and Fanniidae are the most important (Savage 2002).
Satellite flies (Leucophorapersonata, Diptera: Anthomyiidae) and other dipteran parasites of the communal Bee Andrena agilissima (Hymenoptera: Andrenidae) on the island of Elba, Italy.
For stable-isotope-analysis, we collected adult Belostoma (n = 9 individuals), cave mollies (Poecilia mexicana; n = 5 individuals), dipteran larvae (n = 3 pooled samples of multiple individuals of Goeldichimnomus fulvipilus), snails (n = 1 pooled sample of multiple individuals of a Lymnaeidae species), and bacterial mats (n = 1).
hemapterus is a small (2 mm) dipteran fly that has been documented in at least 40 avian species from 18 different families (Grimaldi 1997).
While calyptrate dipteran flies were consistently diverse and abundant throughout the study, hymenopteran (bee) taxa varied in abundance from pre- through post-bloom.