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screwworm:

see blowflyblowfly,
name for flies of the family Calliphoridae. Blowflies are about the same size as, and resemble, the housefly; because they are usually metallic blue or green they are also called bluebottle or greenbottle flies.
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B, C) Cochliomyia hominivorax screwworm fly larvae extracted from the wound.
Rabarison et al., "Nosocomial nasal myiasis owing to Cochliomyia hominivorax: a case in French Guiana," International Journal of Dermatology, vol.
Oral myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax treated nonsurgically with nitrofurazone: report of 2 cases.
La mosca verde-azul Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel, 1858) conocida comunmente como "gusano barrenador del Nuevo Mundo", "coquerel" o "screwworm" ("gusano tornillo") en lengua sajona, o "gusanera" en los paises latinoamericanos, pertenece a la familia Calliphoridae.
The SIT and IS techniques have been used very successfully in AWIPM programs with strategic objectives including containment, suppression and eradication against a number of major insect pests: New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) (Diptera: Calliphoridae) (Wyss 2000), tsetse flies, Glossina spp.
In 1985, the USDA accused contract workers of intentionally introducing the Mexican screw worm (Cochliomyia hominivorax) to livestock farmed near the United States/Mexico border in an attempt to spread this parasitic problem and keep their jobs in a screw worm eradication program.
Incidence of myiasis in Panama during the eradication of Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel 1858, Diptera: Calliphoridae) (2002-2005).
Con excepcion de las publicaciones de Costa Rica, la especie responsable fue Cochliomyia hominivorax, que es un agente de miasis obligatorias (cuadro 1).