Musca (fly)

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

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". Journal of the New York Entomological Society (PDF/ Adobe Acrobat) |format= requires |url= (help). New York: The New York Entomological Society. 9: 134–146.