According to a study in Sao Paulo, Brazil, tail amputation practiced by breeders as a hygienic measure did not prevent myiasis by the larvae of Cochliomyia
We removed a total of 100 larvae from the wound and identified them, using published methods (4), as larvae of Cochliomyia
hominivorax, the New World screwworm fly (Figure, panel B); the larvae have well-differentiated mouthhooks and 12 segments separated by spinose bands with spines arranged in 4 rows and an opened posterior spiracle.
rufifacies (Macquart) in a laboratory arena than is Cochliomyia
macellaria (Fabr.) (Diptera: Calliphoridae).
Use of ivermectin in the treatment of orbital myiasis caused by Cochliomyia
hominivorax , Cochliomyia
macellaria , and Musca domestica .
Stanley, "Tissue polyunsaturated fatty acids and a digestive phospholipase [A.sub.2] in the primary screwworm, Cochliomyia
hominivorax," Insect Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, vol.
Oral myiasis caused by Cochliomyia
hominivorax treated nonsurgically with nitrofurazone: report of 2 cases.
The use of sterile males has been successful in the eradication of screwworms (Cochliomyia
hominivorax) from the U.S.
Knipling as an alternative for vector control or even eradication of the screwworm fly, Cochliomyia
hominivorax, which used to plague the cattle farms in the USA, affecting the leather industry.
Many programs were developed on using SIM in pest control and the most successful one was the eradication of the screw worm fly, Cochliomyia
hominivorax from the island of Curacao, U.S.A.