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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Use of a crude extract or purified antigen from first-instar cattle grubs, Hypoderma lineatum, for the detection of anti-Hypoderma antibodies in free-ranging cervids from southern Spain.
Researchers in the Biting Fly and Cattle Grub Research Unit take the same serious approach to fighting cattle grubs.
Use of a crude extract or purified antigen from first-instars cattle grubs, Hypoderma lineatum, for the detection of anti-Hypoderma antibodies in free-ranging cervids from southern Spain.