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Standard name Cantharis vesicatoria
Other names
Standard abbr. Canth.
Other abbr.
Scientific name Lytta vesicatoria (Linnaeus, 1758)
Other scientific names Cantharis vesicatoria, Geoff.; Meloe vesicator, Linn.
Common names Spanish Fly; Lytta spanishfly; Lytta vesicator
Substance description A tincture is prepared by digesting one part of the pulverized dried Spanish flies (Cantharis vesicatoria) in five parts of alcohol; triturations (used for some of the provings) of the imported dried beetles; Tincture or trituration of living insects
Distinctness VARIANTS (1. Tincture of the pulverized dried Spanish flies; 2. Triturations of the dried beetles; 3. Tincture of living insects; 4. Trituration of living insects)
Classification Organism – Animalia – Arthropoda – Insecta – Coleoptera – Meloidae – Lytta


Materia medica


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