Contribution to the knowledge of flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Sarcophaginae) attracted to carcasses in Piura, Peru

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https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2022.62.012

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Forensic entomology, Diptera, Flesh flies, New records, Northern Peru

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Despite being the most diverse family of flies found in carcasses and corps in the Neotropical Region, Sarcophagidae is still underestimated in Peru. This research was developed in the Department of Piura, Northern Peru and we identify the flesh flies captured on two kinds of animal carcasses: dog and guinea pigs. As a result, a new record was documented for Peru: Blaesoxipha (Gigantotheca) plinthopyga (Wiedemann, 1830) and eight new records for the Department of Piura.

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2022-03-10

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Andrade-Herrera, K. N., & Mello-Patiu, C. A. de. (2022). Contribution to the knowledge of flesh flies (Diptera: Sarcophagidae: Sarcophaginae) attracted to carcasses in Piura, Peru. Papéis Avulsos De Zoologia, 62, e202262012. https://doi.org/10.11606/1807-0205/2022.62.012

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