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Type: Artigo de periódico
Title: Megaselia scalaris (Diptera : Phoridae) causing myiasis in Crotalus durissus terrificus (Serpentes : Viperidae) in Brazil
Author: Da Silva, RJ
Do Prado, AP
Rodrigues, RR
Lopes, CAD
Godoy, WAC
Abstract: We describe a case of myiasis in Crotalus durissus terrificus (Laurenti) caused by Megaselia scalaris (Loew). The snake was Found in Anhembi, Sao Paulo, Brazil, with a lesion measuring 25 mm in diameter where the larvae of M. scalaris had penetrated the ribs. The opportunistic behavior of the larvae of M. scalaris is discussed.
Subject: Megaselia scalaris
Crotalus durissus terrificus
Phoridae
myiasis
Serpentes
Viperidae
Country: EUA
Editor: Entomol Soc Amer
Rights: embargo
Date Issue: 1999
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