Definition of Genus sarcophaga

1. Noun. Flesh flies.

Exact synonyms: Sarcophaga
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Calliphoridae, Family Calliphoridae
Member holonyms: Flesh Fly, Sarcophaga Carnaria



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Genus Sarcophaga

genus Samolus
genus Sanguinaria
genus Sanicula
genus Sansevieria
genus Santalum
genus Santolina
genus Sanvitalia
genus Sapindus
genus Saponaria
genus Saprolegnia
genus Sarcobatus
genus Sarcocephalus
genus Sarcochilus
genus Sarcocystis
genus Sarcodes
genus Sarcophaga
genus Sarcophilus
genus Sarcoptes
genus Sarcorhamphus
genus Sarcostemma
genus Sarda
genus Sardina
genus Sardinia
genus Sardinops
genus Sarracenia
genus Satureia
genus Satureja
genus Saturnia

Literary usage of Genus sarcophaga

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Animal Parasites of Man by Harold Benjamin Fantham, Maximilian Gustav Christian Carl Braun (1916)
"Genus. Sarcophaga, Mg. Sarcophaga carnosa, L., 1758. ... The genus .Sarcophaga is universally distributed. The maggots are whitish or yellowish footless ..."

2. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1916)
"Sarcophagidae of New England: genus sarcophaga [1 new], 6, xxiv, 171-5. Townsend, CHT—New genera and sps. of ..."

3. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"The genus Sarcophaga is numerous in species, and many of them are beneficial. Sir Sidney Saunders found in the Troad that ..."

4. The Natural History of Secession by Thomas Shepard Goodwin (1865)
"The genus sarcophaga contains the Flesh-Flies, which are viviparous, and which deposit their larvae upon animal matter and other substances in a state of ..."

5. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"Flies of the genus Sarcophaga are prone to deposit their larvae on food, especially meat that is somewhat tainted. ..."

6. Practical Bacteriology, Blood Work and Animal Parasitology: Including by Edward Rhodes Stitt (1916)
"Flies of the genus Sarcophaga are prone to deposit their larvae on food, especially meat that is somewhat tainted. ..."

7. Psyche: A Journal of Entomology by Cambridge Entomological Club (1890)
"... I would rather wait till male specimens can be secured, before attempting to add another member to the large and very difficult genus Sarcophaga. 1C. ..."

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