warble fly

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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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Sample 1 was 100% homologous to Hypoderma bovis (Accession Number: GU984818; Balkaya et al., 2010), whereas sample 2 resulted 99.7% homologous to Hypoderma lineatum (Accession Number: GU584123; Weigl et al., 2010).
It has very difficult to explain exactly the frequent occurrence of hypoderma bovis in calves but it could be assumed that the less developed immune system of the calves may be responsible for the higher prevalence of hypoderma (Ahmad et al.
The survey, carried out by the Veterinary Laboratories Agency between November 2002 and March 2003 and to be published in the Veterinary Record, involved taking serum samples from 200,769 animals in 5,189 herds, to see if there was any evidence of antibodies to the cattle warble flies, Hypoderma lineatum and Hypoderma bovis. Samples were drawn from those collected for the control of two other notifiable diseases - brucellosis and enzootic bovine leucosis.