Great Basin Naturalist


A total of 33 species of blow flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) are recorded from Idaho. They include 1 species each of Cochliomyia, Phormia, Protophormia, Trypocalliphora, Cyanus, Cynomya, and Melanodexia; 12 species of Protocalliphora; 5 species of Lucilia; 6 species of Calliphora; and 3 species of Pollenia. Other calliphorid species that may also occur in the state include 5 species of Protocalliphora and 3 species of Calliphora. Known distribution, periods of activity, abundance within the state, and biological notes are provided.