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Varipes blowfly

Scientific Name
Chrysomya varipes
Scientific Author
(Macquart, 1851)
Taxonomy
(Diptera: Calliphoridae: Chrysomyinae)
Status
Native Australian Beneficial Species
Reliability
High
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Qld, Sunshine Coast, Nambour, January - February 2011, Julianne Farrell, on pig carcass
Source
Sarah McCaffrey Museum Victoria
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Diagnostic Notes
Chrysomya varipes (Macquart, 1851)

Lucilia varipes Macquart, J. 1851. Diptères exotiques nouveaux ou peu connus. Suite du 4.e supplément publié dans les mémoires de 1849. Mémoires de la Société Royale des Sciences, de l'Agriculture et des Arts de Lille 1850: 134-294.

Chrysomya annulipes Patton, W.S. 1925. Diptera of medical and veterinary importance, II. The more important blowflies, Calliphorinae. Philippine Journal of Science 27: 397-411.
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Specimen Contact
Museum Victoria
Author
McCaffrey, Sarah
Created
10/03/2011 02:29 AEST
Last Updated
05/10/2011 11:23 AEST
Citation
McCaffrey, Sarah (2011) Varipes blowfly (Chrysomya varipes) Updated on 10/5/2011 11:23:46 AM Available online: PaDIL - http://www.padil.gov.au.
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Free for use under the Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License

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