Musca (fly)

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Musca domestica (housefly)
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Muscidae
Tribe: Muscini
Genus: Musca
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
M. domestica

Musca is an important genus of flies. It includes Musca domestica (the common housefly), as well as Musca autumnalis (the face fly or autumn housefly). It is part of the family Muscidae.

References[change | change source]

  1. Coquillett, D.W. (1901). "Types of anthomyid genera" (PDF/ Adobe Acrobat). Journal of the New York Entomological Society. New York: The New York Entomological Society. 9 (3): 134–146. JSTOR 25002949.