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stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals

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Ophthalmomyiasis caused by the sheep bot fly Oestrus ovis in northern Iraq.
Bot fly (Cuterebra fontinella fontinella) parasitism of cotton mice (Peromyscus gossypinus) on St.
Alan Evans, 50, returned to Britain infected by bot fly, which lays eggs beneath the skin and feeds on human cells.
Tonight the programme focuses on the ingenious egg laying habits of the bot fly
governors that a Senate measure to increase federal funding for state Medicaid programs may bot fly, reports the Associated Press.