Sarcophagidae

Known as: Flies, Flesh, Flesh Fly, Flesh Flies 
Family of flies in the order DIPTERA, commonly known as flesh flies. They lay their eggs in dead or decaying matter or open wounds.
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Diapause is a widespread adaptation to seasonality across invertebrate taxa. It is critical for persistence in seasonal… (More)
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2009
2009
The utility of the forensically important Sarcophagidae (Diptera) for time since death estimates has been severely limited, as… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Flesh flies can enhance their cold hardiness by entering a photoperiod-induced pupal diapause or by a temperature-induced rapid… (More)
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
Distinct differences in the temporal expression patterns of genes associated with pupal diapause were noted in the flesh fly… (More)
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2005
2005
Peach fruit are handled, processed, and marketed according to their stone adhesion and fruit softening type. Uncertainty exists… (More)
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Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Unequivocal identification of fly specimens is an essential requirement in forensic entomology. However, not all species can be… (More)
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2002
Highly Cited
2002
Opinion Over 30 years ago, Levins wrote a seminal treatise on the theory of evolution in a fluctuating environment [1… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
Sarcophagid flies have many characteristics that make them ideal forensic indicators. However, their utility is severely limited… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
The objective of this study was to further elucidate the role of oxidative stress in the aging process by determining whether or… (More)
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
Intracellular recording and Lucifer yellow dye filling of male fleshflies, Sarcophaga bullata, have revealed male-specific… (More)
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