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

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ovis infestion in a dog in Italy and, at the same time, the most northerly finding of larvae of sheep bot fly in our country.
Unfortunately, previous trapping in the area had concluded on June 14 and therefore we are unable to pinpoint the specific time when the bot fly infections began.
On the other hand, bot fly parasitism has been shown to negatively impact gonadal development, and to decrease both survival and reproduction in voles (Timm and Cook, 1979; Boonstra et al.
Ophthalmomyiasis caused by the sheep bot fly Oestrus ovis in northern Iraq.
Many report that mice infested with bot fly larvae had difficulty with locomotion (Scott and Snead, 1942; Sealander, 1961; Wecker, 1962; Childs and Cosgrove, 1966), which was exacerbated when several larvae were present (Dunaway et al.
Bot fly (Cuterebra fontinella fontinella) parasitism of cotton mice (Peromyscus gossypinus) on St.
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.
I think it's a bot fly, the kind whose larvae live under the skin of mammals, breathing through a small, round opening.
Central's Wellmark International brand received the "Best New Equine Product Award" for its PreStrike(TM) Bot Fly and Mosquito Repellent for Horses and Ponies.
Only 2 bot flies inhabit Nearctic circumpolar regions: the Caribou bot fly (Hypoderma tarandi) and the Caribou nasal bot fly (Cephenemyia trompe), a nonhuman pathogen (2).
In fact, the Lyme disease spirochete has been isolated from virtually all blood-sucking insects: deer tick, brown dog tick, lone star tick, American dog tick (also mentioned by Potter), black-legged tick, Western black-legged tick, dog flea, cat flea, rodent flea, bot fly, horse fly, deer fly, and at least 15 species of mosquito.