Natural regulation of coprophagous Diptera in Virginia
Burton, Ralph Peterson
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The face fly, Musca autumnais, was the most abundant of the species of coprophagous Diptera found in this study from pasture excrement during 1966-67 in Virginia. It was followed in order by Ravinia guerula, Orthellia caesarion, and Ravinia spp. The face fly contirnles to be a pest in Virginia with approximately 25-50 flies/head on cattle throughout the season.
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