Definition of Botfly. Meaning of Botfly. Synonyms of Botfly

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Definition of Botfly

Botfly
Botfly Bot"fly`, n. (Zo["o]l.) A dipterous insect of the family (Estrid[ae], of many different species, some of which are particularly troublesome to domestic animals, as the horse, ox, and sheep, on which they deposit their eggs. A common species is one of the botflies of the horse (Gastrophilus equi), the larv[ae] of which (bots) are taken into the stomach of the animal, where they live several months and pass through their larval states. In tropical America one species sometimes lives under the human skin, and another in the stomach. See Gadfly.

Meaning of Botfly from wikipedia

- the only species of botfly known to parasitize humans routinely, though other species of flies cause myiasis in humans. A botfly, also written bot fly...
- The human botfly, Dermatobia hominis (Gr**** δέρμα, skin + βίος, life, and Latin hominis, of a human), is one of several species of flies, the larvae of...
- Dermatobia hominis (human botfly) Cordylobia anthropophaga (tumbu fly) Oestrus ovis (sheep botfly) Hypoderma spp. (cattle botflies or ox warbles) Gasterophilus...
- The name deer botfly (also deer nose bot) refers to any species in the genus Cephenemyia (sometimes misspelled as Cephenomyia or Cephenemya), within the...
- historically commonly consumed by the Inuit people. Botfly Cephenemyia trompe, the reindeer nose botfly, another parasitic reindeer fly Lagacé-Wiens, PR;...
- Cephenemyia ulrichii or the moose botfly, also called the elk botfly, moose nose botfly or moose throat botfly, is a large botfly that resembles a bumblebee...
- Hosseini, Keramatalah (2004), External Ophthalmomyiasis Caused by Sheep Botfly (oestrus ovis) Larva: A Report of 8 Cases. (PDF), Archives of Iranian Medicine...
- (sheep keds) and relatives Oestridae (bot flies) Human botfly Cuterebra fontinella (mouse botfly) Phlebotominae (sand flies) Phthiraptera (Lice) Body louse...
- Gasterophilus haemorrhoidalis (also called nose botfly or lip botfly) is a species of the genus Gasterophilus that lays eggs on the lips and around the...
- A case has been reported of a sebaceous cyst being caused by the human botfly. Hereditary causes of sebaceous cysts include Gardner's syndrome and basal...
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