Phoridae (medical/veterinary)

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Megaselia scalaris (click on image to enlarge it)
Author(s): Charles Schurch Lewallen
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Phoridae (medical/veterinary)

This family contains around 4,000 species of small greyish-black or yellowish flies, ½ to 6 mm long. They are active runners and biologically very divers. Some species are nuisance pests.

Note:
This group refers to medical/veterinary species only, for other groups of Phoridae see:


The following genera and individual species are currently entered under Muscidae (medical/veterinary):