Muscid Fly Images

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house fly House Fly, Musca domestica

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
house fly life cycle House Fly Life Cycle

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
house fly pupae House Fly Prepupa and
Sequence of Puparia by Age

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
house fly with fungus Dead House Fly with Fungal Disease
(Note "spray" of spores.)

(Jim Kalisch, Wes Watson, UNL Entomology)
stable fly Stable Fly, Stomoxys calcitrans

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
stable fly life cycle Stable Fly Life Cycle

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
stable flies Stable Flies on Lower Leg of Bovine

(Jack Campbell, UNL Entomology)
stable fly Stable Fly on Lower Leg of Human

(Leon Higley, UNL Entomology)
stable fly and house fly Comparison of Stable Fly (left)
and House Fly (right)
(Dorsal View)

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
stable fly and house fly Comparison of Stable Fly (left)
and House Fly (right)
(Ventral View)

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
horn fly Horn Fly, Haematobia irritans

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
horn fly ventral view Horn Fly (Ventral View)

(Jim Kalisch, UNL Entomology)
horn flies Horn Flies on Back of Confined Bovine

(Jack Campbell, UNL Entomology)

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