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Şanlıurfa Yöresinde Tespit Edilen External Myiasis Sineklerinin Yayılışı
1 Harran Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dalı, Şanlıurfa  
2 Fırat Üniversitesi, Veteriner Fakültesi, Parazitoloji Anabilim Dalı, Elazığ  
3 Harran Üniversitesi, Sağlık Bilimleri Enstitüsü, Veteriner Parazitoloji Programı, Şanlıurfa  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2004; 28: 150-153

Key Words: Şanlıurfa, External Myiasis Flies, Distribution
Abstract

This study was carried out in Şanlıurfa and its surrounding districts (Hilvan, Viransehir, Suruc and Harran) in 2003. Azametifos (Snip) was sprinkled on pieces of putrefied meat, liver and spleen to accumulate and kill myiasis flies. Thus, a total of 1775 myiasis flies were collected from the specimens. Flies identified according to their morphological characteristics included 830 (46.8%) Lucilia sericata, 824 (46.4%) Chrysomya albiceps, 85 (4.8%) Calliphora vicina, 34 (1.9%) Sarcophaga haemorrhoidalis, 1 (0.05 %) S. carnaria and, 1 (0.05 %) C. vomitoria. The examination of flies showed that 1639 (92.3%) of them were females and 136 (7.7 %), males. Both females and males were encountered in other species except for S. carnaria and C. vomitoria. The highest rates of flies were found during May and the lowest during October. 

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