Gasterophilidae


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Gas·ter·o·phil·i·dae

(gas'tĕr-ō-fil'i-dē), Avoid the misspelling/mispronunciation Gastrophilidae.
A family of botflies (or warble flies) that produces enteric myiasis in members of the horse family (genus Gasterophilus), in rhinoceroses (genus Gyrostigma), and in elephants (genera Cobboldia, Platycobboldia, and Rodhainomyia).
Synonym(s): Gastrophilidae
[G. gastēr, belly, stomach, + philos, fond]
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