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dc.contributor.authorKabkaew L. Sukontasonen_US
dc.contributor.authorSangob Saniten_US
dc.contributor.authorTunwadee Klong-Klaewen_US
dc.contributor.authorJeffery K. Tomberlinen_US
dc.contributor.authorKom Sukontasonen_US
dc.description.abstractBackground: Although tropical climate of Thailand is suitably endowed with biodiversity of insects, flies of medica importance is not well investigated. Using information from literature search, fly survey approach and specialist's experience, we review database of Sarcophaga (Liosarcophaga) dux Thomson (Diptera: Sarcophagidae), one of the priorities flesh fly species of medical importance in Thailand. Results: This review deals with morphology, bionomics and medical involvement. Important morphological characteristics of egg, larva, puparia and adult were highlighted with illustration and/or micrographs. Search pertaining to molecular analysis used for fly identification and developmental rate of larvae were included. Medical involvement of larvae was not only myiasis-producing agent in humans and animals, but associated with human death investigations. Conclusions: This information will enable us to accurate identify this species and to emphasis the increase medically important scene in Thailand © 2014 Sukontason et al.; licensee BioMed Central Ltd.en_US
dc.subjectAgricultural and Biological Sciencesen_US
dc.subjectBiochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biologyen_US
dc.titleSarcophaga (Liosarcophaga) dux (diptera: Sarcophagidae): A flesh fly species of medical importanceen_US
article.title.sourcetitleBiological Researchen_US
article.volume47en_US Mai Universityen_US A and M Universityen_US
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