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Forensically Important Blow Flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of Iran with two new records for the country

Marziyeh Izadi; Mehdi Gheibi; Shahram Hesami; Meenakshi Bharti

Blowfly (Diptera: Calliphoridae) identification is a pre-requisite to the field of sanitary biology, medical, veterinary, and forensic entomology. The specimens were collected using fly traps in eight regions of Fars province, Iran. A total of 10 species belonging to four genera were recorded out of which Calliphora pattoni Aubertin, 1931 and Chrysomya phaonis (Seguy, 1928) are new records for the country.

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