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botfly

 [bot´fli]
an insect of the family Oestridae whose larvae (called bots) are parasitic, especially in horses and sheep. Genera include Oestrus, Gasterophilus, and Dermatobia.

bot·fly

(bot'flī),
Robust, hairy fly of the order Diptera, often strikingly marked in black and yellow or gray, the larvae of which produce a variety of myiasis conditions in humans and various domestic animals, especially herbivores.

botfly

also

bot fly

(bŏt′flī′)
n.
Any of various stout dipteran flies of the family Oestridae, having larvae that are parasitic on mammals, including livestock and sometimes humans.

botfly

(bot'fli?)
Any of several flies of the family Oestridae and other families whose maggots (larvae) are parasitic on the skin of mammals.
See: Dermatobia; myiasis
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Dorchies, "Epidemiology of ovine oestrosis (Oestrus ovis Linne 1761, Diptera: Oestridae) in Sicily," Veterinary Parasitology, vol.
Prevalence and macro- and microscopic lesions produced by Gasterophilus nasalis (diptera: oestridae) in the botucatu region, SP, Brazil.
Warble infestations by Hypodermat arandi (Diptera; Oestridae) recorded for the first time in West Greenland musk oxen.
Impact of previous infestation on dynamics of circulating hypodermin C in cattle artificially infested with Hypoderma lineatum (Diptera: Oestridae).
Parasitic infestation is a serious problem in India for bovine, among which cattle grubs caused by warble flies belong to fly family of Oestridae is most common specially in northern hemisphere.
(2) Flies that cause myiasis are grouped into three families: Calliphoridae (blowflies), Sarcophagidae (flesh flies) and Oestridae (bot flies).
Development of Alouattamyia baeri (Diptera: Oestridae) from howler monkeys (Primates: Cebidae) on Barro Colorado Island Panama.
bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae) are of interest from both the perspective of parasite/host coevolution (Colwell et al.
Effect of treatment on the dynamics of circulating hypodermin C in cattle naturally infested with Hypoderma lineatum (Diptera: Oestridae).
In June-July, we observed in both areas a nonsignificant trend (ANOVA; P = 0.12) towards more vigilance bouts per 10 min with an increasing level of harassment from Oestridae; the warble fly (Hypoderma tarandi) and the nose bot fly (Cephenemyia trompe).
(Diptera: Oestridae) larvae in infested sheep in Jazan Region, Saudi Arabia.