Oestridae


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Oestridae

[′es·trə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of cyclorrhaphous myodarian dipteran insects in the subsection Calypteratae.
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In fact, the only species belonging to Oestridae family that naturally infects carnivores is Dermatobia hominis, although it mainly parasitizes herbivores [19].
Presence of Gasterophilus (leach, 1817) (diptera: oestridae) in horses in Rio Grande do Sul state, Brazil.
A third species of Hypoderma (Diptera: Oestridae) affecting cattle and yaks in China: molecular and morphological evidence.
(Diptera: Oestridae): Attempted infestation of goats (Capra hircus).
Incidence of ocular myiasis due to infection with the larva of Oestrus ovis (Oestridae Diptera).
Hypoderma diana (Diptera, Oestridae) and Lipoptena cervi (Diptera, Hippoboscidae) as parasites of reindeer (Rangifer tarandus) in Scotland with notes on the second stage larva of Hypoderma Diana.
Some of the contributions are only modest in size and cover just a few or even a single species, such as the account of the fly family Oestridae. Others are extensive and cover such larger and important insect groups as the ground beetles (family Carabidae) and the owlet moths (superfamily Noctuoidea).
Most myiasis-causing flies belong to one of three major families: Oestridae (botflies), Sarcophagidae (fleshflies), or Calliphoridae (blowflies) (Figure 6-79).
Two parasitic insects (Hypoderma tarandi and Cephenemyia trompe, Diptera, Oestridae) could also represent a serious nuisance in July and August during egg (H.