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Taxonomy

The family Muscidae includes approximately 4000 species, subdivided into different genera. Of these, representatives of the genera Musca, Hydrotaea, Stomoxys and Haematobia are of main veterinary importance. The latter two genera are blood feeders forming the subfamily Stomoxyinae. Approximately 18 species belong to the genus Stomoxys. Species of this genus have biting mouthparts, and both sexes are blood-feeders.

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Clinical Sessions

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Interesting Links

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CVBD Digest Articles

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