They're larva from adult botflies
that can burrow under a cat's skin or, more alarmingly, enter through the nose and migrate to the brain.
Ophthalmyiaisis is generally caused by sheep botflies
and flesh flies6.
leucopus, within our study, only larvae of botflies
could be counted accurately.
Infestation of rock mice (Peromyscus difficilis) by botflies
: ecological consequences of differences between sexes.
The individuals were identified by using natural marks, scars from botflies
and fights, and other anatomic details.
have morphological characteristics (hair patterns, density, and color, plus wing infuscation, and arista coloration) that allow for easier identification than larvae.
He's had malaria, bilharzia (a tropical disease caused by parasitic worms picked up from snails), leishmaniasis (a parasitic disease spread by the bite of a sandfly), roundworm, botflies
Most myiasis-causing flies belong to one of three major families: Oestridae (botflies
), Sarcophagidae (fleshflies), or Calliphoridae (blowflies) (Figure 6-79).