A Flesh Fly Sarcophaga crassipalpis Macquart (Insecta: Diptera: Sarcophagidae)
Anterior lateral view of an Sarcophaga crassipalpis Macquart, a flesh fly.  Fly is on glass, which reflects some of the legs.
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Diaz, Lazaro A., and Phillip E. Kaufman. 2011. “A Flesh Fly Sarcophaga Crassipalpis Macquart (Insecta: Diptera: Sarcophagidae): EENY503/IN905, 11/2011”. EDIS 2011 (12). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-in905-2011.


Sarcophaga crassipalpis is commonly used in laboratories to study gene expression, diapause processes, and physiological processes. It also has a significant impact in other areas of science including parasitology and forensic entomology. This 6-page fact sheet was written by Lazaro A. Diaz and Phillip E. Kaufman, and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, October 2011. Reviewed September 2014.

EENY503/IN905: A Flesh Fly Sarcophaga crassipalpis Macquart (Insecta: Diptera: Sarcophagidae) (ufl.edu)

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