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.
2004) reported that cattle and yak hypodermosis in China is caused by Hypoderma bovis and H.
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.