Dermatobia hominis

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Related to Dermatobia hominis: botfly, Caesalpinia echinata, myiasis
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Noun1.Dermatobia hominis - large tropical American fly; parasitic on humans and other mammals
botfly - stout-bodied hairy dipterous fly whose larvae are parasites on humans and other mammals
Dermatobia, genus Dermatobia - larvae live under the skin of domestic mammals and humans
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bezziana, and Oestrus ovis in Africa (1) and Dermatobia hominis (American warble fly) in Central and South America.
Myiasis caused by Dermatobia hominis (South America) or Cordylobia anthropophaga (Africa) and many other species can cause painful boils.
Dermatobia hominis, endemic to tropical or subtropical areas, and Oestrus ovis (sheep bot fly) cause most cases of ophthalmomyiasis (2).