Sheep blowfly | definition of sheep blowfly by Medical dictionary
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A common blowfly found worldwide, and a cause of myiasis in humans. The maggots (larvae) of the fly feed esp. on sheep. Sterile maggots of this species are necrophagous and have been used to debride wound infections.
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Effects of temperature on the development and abundance of the sheep blowfly
Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Cal liphoridae).
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, Lucilia cuprina.
National symposium on the sheep blowfly andflystrike in sheep.
Sheep blowfly research I--a survey of maggot collections from live sheep and a note on the trapping of blowflies.