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Discovery News

Discovery News
Thu, 10 Dec 2015 07:15:39 -0800

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TheSheepSite
Thu, 18 Jun 2015 01:37:59 -0700

GLOBAL - Whether you are in the southern or northern hemisphere, flystrike can affect flocks. European farmers contend with Lucilia sericata flies, while in Australia, South Africa and the US, the pest is Lucilia cuprina. Elise Brown explores the ...

Sydney Morning Herald

Sydney Morning Herald
Thu, 25 Jun 2015 03:16:43 -0700

Dr Anstead said the findings, published in the journal Nature Communications on Thursday, are likely to have wider implications given the blowfly shares genes with its cousin Lucilia sericata, a fly which causes problems in the European agricultural ...
 
BMC Blogs Network
Tue, 31 Mar 2015 07:54:29 -0700

Entomol Exp et Applicata. 2011;139(1):25–34. Frederickx CE, Dekeirsschieter J, Verheggen FJ, Haubruge E. Responses of Lucilia sericata Meigen (Diptera: Calliphoridae) to cadaveric volatile organic compounds. J Forensic Sci. 2012;57(2):386–90.PubMed ...

Natural History Museum (blog)

Natural History Museum (blog)
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:30:00 -0700

Greenbottle blowfly, Lucilia sericata confocal microscope high power image and false colour sclerites. We have rotated the original to give three dimensionality. The red wavelength was selected, as this is the wavelength that gave most autofluorescence ...

PCT Magazine

PCT Magazine
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 05:33:45 -0700

In the United States, the blow fly Lucilia sericata has been reported as causing facultative myiasis on several occasions. Another blow fly, Chrysomya rufifacies, has been introduced into the United States from the Australasian region and is also known ...

Wired

Wired
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:48:40 -0700

Collecting insects from dead bodies is a staple of crime shows. CSI Posers also carefully note the internal temperature of the recently expired. Why do they do that? Blow flies lay eggs within a minute of death, summoned by chemicals with the fabulous ...

Monthly Prescribing Reference

Monthly Prescribing Reference
Tue, 06 Jan 2015 07:56:15 -0800

BioBag incorporates Larval Therapy, which uses the living larvae of the greenbottle fly Lucilia sericata to physically remove unviable tissue and bacteria from non-healing wounds. The proteolytic enzymes from the larvae break down all the devitalized ...
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