Dermatobia


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Dermatobia

 [der″mah-to´be-ah]
a genus of botflies. The larvae of D. ho´minis are parasitic in the skin of humans, mammals, and birds.

Dermatobia

(der'mă-tō'bē-ă),
A genus of flies (family Oestridae) found in tropical areas of the Americas.
[dermato- + G. bios, way of living]

Dermatobia

/Der·ma·to·bia/ (der″mah-to´be-ah) a genus of botflies. The larvae of D. ho´minis are parasitic in the skin of humans, mammals, and birds.

Dermatobia

a genus of bot flies in the family Cuterebridae. Includes Dermatobia hominis, the larvae of which are parasitic in the skin of humans, mammals and birds causing subcutaneous swellings with central holes. A major parasite of cattle in South America.
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SCIENTIFIC NAME: Dermatobia hominis (der-ma-TOH-byuh HO-mih-nis)
bezziana, and Oestrus ovis in Africa (1) and Dermatobia hominis (American warble fly) in Central and South America.
Myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis (South America) or Cordylobia anthropophaga (Africa) and many other species can cause painful boils.