Scanning electron microscope observations of diptera caused by sarcophagid larvae

Mielniczki Luiz, Eugen Fortes, Biasus Cansian

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review


Adults were not reared from larvae collected from this infestation, and identiÞcation was not possible becauseseveralfeaturesoftheinfestationwereunlike previous descriptions and there are no reliable keys for larval sarcophagids. This research report describes a case of human Diptera caused by sarcophagid larvae. Scanning electron microscopy was used to describe features of the second instars for possible species determination.
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)31-34
Number of pages4
JournalBoletin de Malariologia y Salud Ambiental
StatePublished - 1 Jan 2019
Externally publishedYes

Cite this