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Revista Brasileira de Parasitologia Veterinária

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D'ALMEIDA, José M.  and  FRAGA, Mariana B. Effect of differents baits as attractant for blowflies (diptera) at Valonguinho, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, RJ, Brazil. Rev. Bras. Parasitol. Vet. [online]. 2007, vol.16, n.4, pp.199-204. ISSN 1984-2961.

It was carried out a survey of blowflies in a área of the Campus (Valonguinho) of the Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Rio de Janeiro. The collections were performed with traps, using baits of fish (sardine), bovine liver, shrimps and banana. Were collected 6015 flies, Chrysomya megacephala and Lucilia eximia were the most frequent (50.55% and 21.52%, respectively). The flies were more abundant in February and March and the most attractive bait was fish (38.32%).

Keywords : Blowflies; baits; urban área.

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