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bot fly

A dipterous insect of the family, Estridae, of many different species, affecting humans (Dermatobia hominis) and domestic animals (e.g., horses, oxen and sheep), on which they deposit their eggs; a common species is the horse botfly, Gastrophilus equi, the larvae (bots) of which are taken into the host’s stomach, where they live for months before passing through their larval states. In tropical America, botflies may live under the skin or in the stomach.
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Grillo, "Nasal myiasis in a cat caused by larvae of the nasal bot fly, Oestrus ovis" Australian Veterinary Journal, vol.
Dorchies, "Ecobiology of the sheep nose bot fly (Oestrus ovis L.): a review," Revue de Medecine Veterinaire, vol.
2006 Effects of Bot Fly Parasitism on Movements of Peromyscus leucopus.
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The effect of bot fly larvae on reproduction in white-footed mice, Peromyscus leucopus.
Bot fly parasitism (Rogenhofera bonariensis) (Diptera, Cuterebridae) in the Pampean grassland mouse (Akodon azarae) in Argentina.
Table 1 Multistate models of the effect of infection by Rogenhofera bonaerensis bot fly on Akodon azarae populations in three enclosures located in an urban natural reserve.
Each site was trapped weekly during the peak period of bot fly infestation from July through September 2002 and 2003 (Catts, 1982; Cramer and Cameron, 2006).
Infestation status was based on the maximum number of simultaneous bot fly infestations observed (single infestations vs.
Bot fly infestation had no apparent effect on movement of male or female Peromyscus leucopus.
Bot fly larvae (Cephenemyia spp., Oestridae) in mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus) from Utah.
A new bot fly species (Diptera: Oestridae) from central Texas.