Oedemagena | definition of Oedemagena by Medical dictionary
a genus of flies similar to Hypoderma spp.
found in the caribou, musk-ox and reindeer. Causes significant damage to the skin and the lesions are conducive to blowfly strike. Called also reindeer warble fly.
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Reindeers are bred in many countries, but they are parasitized by warble flies Oedemagena