Report on the occurrence of synanthr…

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Report on the occurrence of synanthropic derived form of Chrysomya megacephala (Diptera: Calliphoridae) from Royapuram fishing harbour, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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The occurrence of dipteran fly, Chrysomya megacephala (Fabricius, 1794) is reported for the first time from Royapuram fishing harbour (Chennai), Tamil Nadu, South East India. The fully grown third instar larvae of C. megacephala were collected from decaying fishes near Royapuram fishing harbour. This site is found to be the regular breeding site for C. megacephala. Larvae were reared under laboratory condition and freshly emerged adult flies from pupae were collected and identified by morphological features and molecular tools. Molecular identification through generation of DNA barcoding using mitochondrial COI gene of C. megacephala is appended.

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Sundaram Janarthanan
Dr
Department of Zoology, University of Madras Chennai India
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Sundaram Janarthanan
Dr
Department of Zoology, University of Madras Chennai India
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Sundaram Janarthanan
Dr
Department of Zoology, University of Madras Chennai India

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Jun 26, 2014

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Jul 1, 2014

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