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We report myiasis by Lucilia silvarum with an overall prevalence of 0.9% in amphibian populations in boreal Alberta. In the period 1998–1999, we documented L. silvarum infestations in wild populations of wood frog (Rana sylvatica), boreal chorus frog (Pseudacris maculata), boreal toad (Bufo...
Abstract: A cluster of genes of the CYP6 family was found in a series of overlapping lambda DASH clones from a genomic library of the house fly, Musca domestica, Four complete genes, CYP6A3, CYP6A4, CYP6A5, and CYP6C1, and fragments of two other genes, CYP6A6 and CYP6C2, were closely linked on a...
Acrocerid (Insecta, Diptera) Life-Histories, Behaviors, Host Spiders (Arachnida, Araneida), and Distribution RecordsDownload
Abstract: The family Acroceridae (Insecta: Diptera; ''Small Headed Flies'') are a seldom seen yet cosmopolitan group of endoparasitoids of spiders. Recent host and distribution records are presented here for six species of acrocerids: Ogcodes borealis Cole, 1919; Ogcodes pallidipennis (Loew,...
Black flies (Diptera, Simuliidae) of the Swan Hills, Alberta as possible vectors of Onchocerca cervipedis Wehr and Dikmans, 1935 (Nematoda, Onchocercidae) in moose (Alces alces Linnaeus)Download
Study of legworm and their possible vector, the adult black fly, were studied from 1975 to 1977.