Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Life Cycle and Development of Diptera

Edited by Muhammad Sarwar

National Institute for Biotechnology & Genetic Engineering

Diptera, or true flies, are of considerable economic importance, as these flies have a valuable role as scavengers, parasitoids and predators of other insects, pollinators, food for predators, bio-indicators of water quality, and tools for scientific research. In nine chapters, this book examines various aspects of flies of the order Diptera as well as some types of mosquitos and midges. Topics covered include taxonomy, phylogeny, life cycle, feeding habits, population control strategies, and more. A unique chapter on forensic entomology is particularly interesting. Beautifully illustrated and expertly researched, this volume will appeal to entomologists, biologists, and naturalists.

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Life Cycle and Development of DipteraEdited by Muhammad Sarwar

Published: September 23rd 2020

ISBN: 978-1-83880-226-4

Print ISBN: 978-1-83880-225-7

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-738-9

Copyright year: 2020

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1. Typical Flies: Natural History, Lifestyle and Diversity of Diptera

By Muhammad Sarwar

239

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2. Taxonomic Shifts in Philornis Larval Behaviour and Rapid Changes in Philornis downsi Dodge & Aitken (Diptera: Muscidae): An Invasive Avian Parasite on the Galápagos Islands

By Lauren K. Common, Rachael Y. Dudaniec, Diane Colombelli-Négrel and Sonia Kleindorfer

255

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3. Life Cycle and Cytogenetic Study of Mosquitoes (Diptera: Culicidae)

By Sahar Abd

69

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4. The Yellow Fever Mosquito Aedes aegypti (Linnaeus): The Breeding Sites

By Márcia Ramos Jorge, Antonio Pancrácio de Souza, Ricardo Augusto dos Passos, Silvia Maria Martelli, Chaiane Regina Rech, Alexeia Barufatti, Bruno do Amaral Crispim, Helina dos Santos Nascimento and Eduardo José de Arruda

171

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5. Characterization of the Proliferation Sites of Aedes aegypti (Diptera: Culicidae) in the Artificial Breeding Sites of Caxias, Maranhão, Brazil

By Aylane Tamara dos Santos Andrade, Juliana Maria Trindade Bezerra and Valéria Cristina Soares Pinheiro

93

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6. Post-Embryonic Development of Aedes (Stegomyia) aegypti Linnaeus, 1762 at Different Temperatures and CO2 Concentrations, and Their Influences on Hatching and Development of Stabilized Population

By Ediane Oliveira do Amaral, André Felipe da Silva, William Ribeiro da Silva, Karina Rossi da Silva, Rosemary Aparecida Roque, Wanderli Pedro Tadei and João Antonio Cyrino Zequi

45

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7. Bioecology of Blossom Midge of Jasmine, Contarinia maculipennis Felt (Cecidomyiidae: Diptera) in Different Jasminum Cultivars

By I. Merlin Kamala

42

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8. Phylogeny and Functional Morphology of Diptera (Flies)

By Benjamin Kongyeli Badii

147

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9. Diptera Development: A Forensic Science Perspective

By Adrienne Brundage

137

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