Human botfly (Dermatobia
hominis) larva in a child's scalp mimicking osteomyelitis.
hominis: small migrants hidden in your skin.
In our country, three different cases caused by three different species including scrotal myiasis due to Dermatobia
hominis in a 21-year old patient (12), urogenital myiasis due to Eristalis tenax in a 58-year old woman (13) and urogenital myiasis due to Lucilia sericata in another patient (8) were reported.
Morphology of the antenna of Dermatobia
hominis (Diptera: Cuterebridae) based on scanning electron microscopy.
Resistencia de bovinos de seis graus de sangue Holandes-Guzera ao carrapato (Boophilus microplus) e ao berne (Dermatobia
(human botfly) like D.hominis causes cutaneous myiasis in man and particularly infests cattle.
Common cause of ocular myiasis is deposition of the sheep nasal bot fly (Oestrus ovis Linnaeus (Diptera: Oestridae)) or human bot fly (Dermatobia
hominis Linnaeus (Diptera: Oestridae)) larvae in the cornea of the human eye.
Worldwide the most common flies that cause human infestation are Dermatobia
hominis (human botfly) and Cordylobia anthropophaga (tumbu fly).
The parasitic biontophage larvae of the healthy tissue cause the furunculoid myiasis, and the flies from the species Dermatobia
hominis, Cochliomyia hominivorax and Oestrus ovis are the major responsible for this situation .