Cordylobia anthropophaga

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Cor·dy·lo·bi·a an·thro·poph·'a·ga

tumbu fly of sub-Saharan Africa; causes a boillike furuncular myiasis; many animals besides humans are attacked, especially domestic dogs, although rats are probably the chief reservoir of human infection.
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Attacks of Mango fly larvae are also becoming a major problem.
Furuncular myiasis in Africa is caused by Cordylobia anthropophaga (also known as the tumbu fly, putsi fly or mango fly).