The genus Chrysomya (Diptera: Calliphoridae)contains various species that attack man and domestic animals and
cause myasis.Chrxsomxa megacephala and Ch. albiceps were reported by James in 1974 from Palearctic region and
Iran, with no indication of their location in the latter
The two named species were collected from Bandar¬
Abbas and Minab counties, Hormozgan province, southern Iran during the studies carried out on the fauna of the
flies of medical importance in that area during 1985-1987. The specimens were compared with those of the British
Museum(Natural History) and were confirmed as Ch.megace¬phala and Ch. albicegs.