But I must make an exception in favour of the Musca Domestica, the common house-fly.
At the banquet of Julia's beauty, no guest, be sure, is considered a Musca.'
Its very name, too (Musca domestica), seemed a mockery, dwelling as it did in that vast solitude.
The experiments with Musca domestica were the most detailed.
In some genera (Musca) there is but one, which resembles a sharp lancet.
The Ox Fly (Musca bovina), a near relation of the house fly, is also very common.
The insect was promptly impounded and identified as a veritable Musca domestica.
The Anthomyides resemble the genus Musca very closely in their habits as well as in their organisation.
In so far as concerns Musca domestica, the important question as to hibernation in the adult stage is an open one.
A fly (Musca domestica) lit on the pane and the pseudoscorpion caught its legs and clung while the fly crawled about.
Musca Mus·ca (mŭs'kə)
A genus of flies of the family Muscidae that includes M. domestica, the common housefly, a species involved in the transfer of numerous pathogens.