Chrysomya,

Whitworth, Terry, 2010, Keys to the genera and species of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) of the West Indies and description of a new species of Lucilia Robineau-Desvoidy, Zootaxa 2663, pp. 1-35: 11

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http://doi.org/ 10.5281/zenodo.276279

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scientific name

Chrysomya
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Key to the species of Chrysomya  in the West Indies

1. Lappets of anterior thoracic spiracle brown to dark brown; genal dilation with orange vestiture and setae; male eye with upper facets much enlarged and with sharp demarcation from small facets below ( Fig. 19View FIGURES 19 – 20. 19) ....... C  . megacephala

- Lappets of anterior thoracic spiracle pale; genal dilation with pale vestiture and white setae; eye facets of male with no clear line of demarcation between larger and smaller facets ................................................................................... 2

2. Proepisternal seta absent ............................................................................................................................... C  . albiceps

- Strong proepisternal seta present ( Fig. 20View FIGURES 19 – 20. 19) ................................................................................................................... 3

3. Notum mostly shining, little or no tomentum when viewed from rear; male frons width twice the width of anterior ocellus; male outer vertical seta usually present; female with posterior margin of T 5 with cleft ( Whitworth 2006, as in fig. 49) ..................................................................................................................................................... C  . rufifacies

- Notum with more whitish tomentum, especially along edge of mesonotum; male frons width less than the width of anterior ocellus; male outer vertical seta usually absent; female with rear edge of T 5 without a cleft; not currently known in West Indies, but found in South and Central America.................................................................... C  . putoria