warble fly

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Related to warble flies: cattle grub, heel fly, Hypoderma bovis

warble fly:

see botflybotfly,
common name for several families of hairy flies whose larvae live as parasites within the bodies of mammals. The horse botfly secretes an irritating substance that is used to attach its eggs to the body hairs of a horse, mule, or donkey.
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It is pertinent to mention here, warble flies pose a risk to farmers economic condition.
Before breeding the warble flies the boxes were covered with gauze.
Each cage contained warble flies which flew out that day.
The number of eggs in the female gonads and larvae in the warble flies female uterus was counted using the MBS-2 microscope.
Warble flies lifespan in the adult stage varies greatly (from 1 to 27 days).