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Cochliomyia Townsend 1915 (blow fly)

Insecta - Diptera - Calliphoridae

PaleoDB taxon number: 282215

Synonym: Protochrysomyia Pierce 1945 (taxon 282213)

Full reference: C. H. T. Townsend. 1915. A new generic name for the screw-worm fly. Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences 5:644-646

Parent taxon: Calliphoridae according to R. J. Gagné and S. E. Miller 1981

Sister taxa: Chrysomya, Protophormia

Subtaxa: Cochliomyia macellaria

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Type: Musca macellaria