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This page refers to the genus of flies; for the constellation, see Musca (constellation)
Musca domestica (housefly)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Diptera
Family: Muscidae
Subfamily: Muscinae
Genus: Musca
Linnaeus, 1758
Type species
Musca domestica
Linnaeus, 1758

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

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