warble fly

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hairy bee-like fly whose larvae produce lumpy abscesses (warbles) under the skin of cattle

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Detection of circulating hypodermin C: an antigen capture ELISA for diagnosis of cattle grub (Diptera: Oestridae) infestations.
Current status of cattle grub epidemiology in the United Kingdom up to the beginning of 1987.
sustained-release pills called boluses for long-term control of dung-breeding flies, ways to squelch outbreaks of cattle fever ticks, vaccines to control cattle grubs and mange miles, and improved controls against ticks that spread human diseases such as Lyme disease and ehrlichiosis.