Morphology of a fly (lateral view)
flying insect of which there are numerous species, most of them noxious.
: organ of aerial locomotion of a fly.
: respiratory orifice of a fly.
: stabilizing organ of a fly that takes the place of
a rear wing.
: part of the abdomen.
: thigh bone.
: bone of the foreleg.
: rear limb.
: each of the bones that form the part of the rear leg
below the tibia.
: middle limb.
: central part of the thorax.
: parts related to the mouth.
: front limb.
: organ of touch of a fly.
: sensory organ composed of bristling hairs.
: complex organ of sight of a fly.
: foremost part of a fly.
: foremost part of the thorax.
: rear part of the thorax.
EN : Flies
FR : Mouches
ES : Moscas
The flies, in particular the mosquitoes,
are of great importance as disease transmitters, acting as vectors for
malaria, dengue, West Nile virus, yellow fever and other infectious diseases.