n African Entomology - Key to adults of Afrotropical species of the genus Chrysomya Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Calliphoridae)
|Article Title||Key to adults of Afrotropical species of the genus Chrysomya Robineau-Desvoidy (Diptera: Calliphoridae)|
|© Publisher:||Entomological Society of South Africa (ESSA)|
|Affiliations||1 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK, 2 London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, UK and 3 Natural History Museum, UK|
|Publication Date||Jul 2014|
|Pages||297 - 306|
|Keyword(s)||Africa, Afrotropical, Calliphoridae, Chrysomya and Diptera|
Species of Chrysomya Robineau-Desvoidy are important in disease transmission and can be used as forensic indicators. An identification key is presented here for adults of the genus Chrysomya from the Afrotropical Region. Notes on the distribution and biology of the 12 species are also given.
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