Gedoelstia

Gedoelstia

(ge-del'stē-ă),
A genus of nasal botflies (family Oestridae) that includes the species Gedoelstia cristata and Gedoelstia haessleri, which parasitize wildebeest, hartebeest, and other African antelopes; may also cause a ophthalmomyiasis in sheep and humans.
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Both blesbok and caribou are parasitized by host-specific nasal botflies, blesbok by Gedoelstia hassleri (R.