A genus of muscoid flies similar in appearance to the common housefly. [G. anthos, flower, + myia, fly]
- A. canicularis a small black horsefly, the larvae of which have been reported as accidental parasites in the intestine of humans, being hatched there from the ingested eggs; symptoms of gastroenteric irritation may be caused by it; adults may transport eggs of the tropical warble fly or botfly to humans, Dermatobia hominis, a cause of myiasis.

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An·tho·my·ia (an″tho-miґyə) a genus of small black houseflies. Two species of medical importance were formerly assigned to this genus; see Fannia canicularis and F. scalaris.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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