Contribution to the knowledge of Diptera (Insecta) parasitizing on birds

  title={Contribution to the knowledge of Diptera (Insecta) parasitizing on birds},
  author={Aleksandr Vladimirovich Matyukhin and M. G. Krivosheina},
  journal={Entomological Review},
Data on the species composition and biology of Diptera, parasitizing on 11 bird species, including Passer montanus, Passer domesticus, Parus coeruleus, Parus major, Corvus frugilegus, Corvus cornix, Sturnus vulgaris, Emberiza citronella, Jynx torquilla, Anthus trivialis, and Crex crex, are given. Biological features of Protocalliphora azurea, Carnus hemapterus, Coboldia fuscipes, and Ornithomyia avicularia are discussed. 
Cyclorrhaphous Dipterans (Diptera Cyclorrhapha) inhabiting bird nests in Russia and Ukraine
A synopsis of 20 species of Diptera Cyclorrhapha from 10 families occurring in bird nests is presented, and the possible explanations for which are proposed are proposed.
Are parasite intensity and related costs of the milichiid fly Carnus hemapterus related to host sociality?
It is found that brood size, nestling age, and colony size are the most important determinants of infestation by C. hemapterus, an ectoparasitic fly that seems to prefer medium-sized bee-eater chicks and to select them according to their condition.
Parasite intensity is driven by temperature in a wild passerine bird
It is found that ambient temperature during the nestling stage is strongly and positively related to parasite load, which suggests a major role for thermal tolerance at various stages in the blowfly life cycle, with implications for a possible northwards range shift for these parasites as climate keeps warming up.
Parasite intensity is driven by temperature in a wild bird
Increasing awareness that parasitism is an essential component of nearly all aspects of ecosystem functioning, as well as a driver of biodiversity, has led to rising interest in the consequences of
Invasion of Carnus hemapterus (Diptera: Carnidae) into the human external ear canal in Yokohama City
A live bird-parasitic fly was retrieved from the external ear canal of a 74-year-old Japanese woman, believed to be the first case of invasion by this fly species into the human ear canal outside.


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