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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., 1980).
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., 1967).
Bot fly (Cuterebra fontinella fontinella) parasitism of cotton mice (Peromyscus gossypinus) on St.
Human scrotal myiasis (bot fly): a case of self diagnosis.
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.
The nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis are well-known parasites in nasal cavities and frontal sinuses, sometimes also in maxillary sinuses of domestic sheep, goats and some wild ruminants worldwide causing the clinical picture known as oestrosis or nasal myiasis (Soulsby, 1992; Sharma et al., 2014).
Dermatobia hominis, endemic to tropical or subtropical areas, and Oestrus ovis (sheep bot fly) cause most cases of ophthalmomyiasis (2).