Musca is a genus of flies. It includes Musca domestica (the housefly), as well as Musca autumnalis (the face fly or autumn housefly). It is part of the family Muscidae.

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Musca domestica (housefly)
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Muscidae
Tribe: Muscini
Genus: Musca
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
M. domestica

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Musca domestica (housefly)



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