Fannia

A genus of flies of the family Muscidae. Species include F. canicularis (the lesser housefly), commonly observed in kitchens or near food, which resembles Musca domestica (the common housefly) but is somewhat smaller and has three brown stripes on the thorax, and F. scalaris (the latrine fly), which commonly lays eggs in liquid feces of humans and animals and is distinguished from F. canicularis by two brown stripes on its thorax.

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Fan·nia 'fan-ē-ə n a genus of dipteran flies (family Anthomyiidae) resembling but smaller than the common housefly and including the little housefly (F. canicularis) and the latrine fly (F. scalaris)

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Fan·nia (fanґe-ə) a genus of flies of the family Muscidae whose larvae can cause intestinal and urinary myiasis in humans. This genus is sometimes calssified as part of the family Anthomyiidae.

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  • Fannia — est une personnalité de la Rome antique. Elle est la petite fille d Arria, célèbre pour son suicide avec son mari, Caecina Paetus. Celui ci ne put le faire jusqu à ce qu Arria se poignarde elle même avec le couteau et le lui redonne en lui disant …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Fannia — is notable as the granddaughter of the well known Arria Major.Fannia is recorded in the writings of Pliny the Younger as a woman of fortitude and respectability. As with her grandmother, Fannia is described as a political rebel in her own right.… …   Wikipedia

  • Fannia — Fannia, die Tochter des Pätus Thrasea und die würdige Enkelin der berühmten Arria (s. d.), zeichnete sich wie diese durch Muth, Standhaftigkeit und hohen Sinn für alles Edle aus. Zweimal wurde ihr Gatte Helvidius in s Exil geschickt und jedesmal… …   Damen Conversations Lexikon

  • fannia — ● fannia nom masculin (de Fannia, nom propre) Petite mouche domestique ou floricole dont la larve, qui se trouve souvent dans les fromages, peut provoquer des myiases chez l homme et les animaux …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • fannia — fàn·nia s.f. TS entom. insetto del genere Fannia | con iniz. maiusc., genere della famiglia degli Antomidi cui appartengono numerose specie con larve che si sviluppano nelle sostanze vegetali o animali in avanzato stato di decomposizione, nelle… …   Dizionario italiano

  • fannia — fan·nia …   English syllables

  • fannia — ˈfanēə noun Usage: capitalized Etymology: New Latin, perhaps irregular from Greek phanos bright, conspicuous + New Latin ia, akin to Greek phainein to show more at fancy : a genus of two winged flies (family Anthomyiidae) resembling but smaller… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fannia (genus) — Fannia Lesser house fly, Fannia canicularis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Fannia pusio — Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta …   Wikipedia

  • Fannia lex — (röm. Ant.), eine der Sumtuariae leges, s.d …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

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