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Related to Bot-fly: Dermatobia hominis, Human bot fly
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stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals

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To give a very brief summary of the more interesting ones, septicaemia in Vietnam, roundworm in Thailand, malaria, bilharzia and ringworm in Tanzania, kidney stones in Ecuador and Tanzania, leishmaniasis in Peru, bot-fly in Costa Rica .
Septicaemia in Vietnam, round-worm in Thailand, malaria, bilharzia and ringworm in Tanzania, kidney stones in Ecuador and Tanzania, leishmaniasis in Peru, bot-fly in Costa Rica.
Fastest: The top maintainable speed of any insect is 24 mph by the deer bot-fly, hawk moths, horse flies and some tropical butterflies.
The worm, which can grow up to one-inch long, is a bot-fly larva which hatched under Lee's skin six weeks ago when he was bitten in Belize.