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 a species of botfly whose larvae parasitise humans...
- 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...
- 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;...
- Cuterebra lepusculi, the cottontail rabbit botfly, is a species of new world skin bot fly in the family Oestridae. "Cuterebra lepusculi Report". Integrated...
- Hosseini, Keramatalah (2004), External Ophthalmomyiasis Caused by Sheep Botfly (oestrus ovis) Larva: A Report of 8 Cases. (PDF), Archives of Iranian Medicine...
- Gyrostigma rhinocerontis (also known as the Rhinoceros stomach botfly) is the largest fly species known in Africa. It is a parasite of the Black Rhinoceros...
- (sheep keds) and relatives Oestridae (bot flies) Human botfly Cuterebra fontinella (mouse botfly) Phlebotominae (sand flies) Phthiraptera (Lice) Body louse...